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Old 04-23-2010, 02:17 AM   #1
mlcboy01
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Angry Compile time options /proc/config.gz


I have been given the administrative duties of a redhat box that was built by an airhead. Apparently he/she/it didn't bother to log the compile time options in the config.gz. Is there a way to reconstruct this file from the running kernel?
 
Old 04-23-2010, 03:57 AM   #2
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So you believe this to be a custom kernel ?. Check the easy things first:
- do you have the source tree ?. Does it have a .config (hidden) in the top level of the tree.
- is there a suitable config-... in /boot ?

Else have a look in your source tree for ../scripts/extract-ikconfig.
 
  


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