Re: [PATCH] 2.2: /proc/config.gz

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 14:33:31 EST


> > /lib/modules/<version>/.config is a big step up from the current situation
> > and I'm grateful. But I do want /proc/config.gz in the kernel.
> So cat it with a magic lead in after the bzImage gzip block into the bzImage.
> If you dont even know what file you are running for kernel you have other
> problems anyway

Hugh? kernel image is not neccessarily accessible from running system.

Example 1: machine booted from ethernet.
Example 2: velo where I boot from wince and vmlinux is lost in

I may have other problems, but config.gz would still be nice. (And:
how do you detect what kernel image corresponds to currently running
kernel even on normal system?)

I'm "In my country we have almost anarchy and I don't care."
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