This is what I do:
make xconfig - here
I leave it exactly as it is - I only enable Crypto API and supprot for loopback
devices - everything else stays as it is.
Now, this appears to be working
(i.e. no compilation errors are reported) however, if I go to /lib/modules
and compare a number of files in 2.4.20-8 as opposed to 2.4.20-8custom -
2.4.20-8custom hardly has any modules built whereas 2.4.20-8 has heaps of
modules (~1000+ files in total) - needless to say the new kernel ...