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Old 01-23-2010, 12:00 AM   #1
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Extracting kernel config from kernel image -- extract-ikconfig

Hi all. I'm trying to run extract-ikconfig because I've mistakenly deleted an old kernel config that I'd like to recover. However, when running the script from the latest ( tree I run into this error:


gzip: stdin: decompression OK, trailing garbage ignored
ERROR: Unable to extract kernel configuration information.
This kernel image may not have the config info.
Coincidentally, this happens with all of my kernel images. Is it a fixable problem? I should really set CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC next time..

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Did you mean to mark this "[SOLVED]"?

If so kindly post the solution -- it might help someone else w/ the same problem.


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