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Old 05-05-2004, 06:50 PM   #1
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/boot/config <--What is it?


I'm wondering, what is the purpose of the /boot/config file?

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Old 05-05-2004, 07:53 PM   #2
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Your kernel config file.
 
Old 05-05-2004, 08:09 PM   #3
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Does anything reference it for any purpose? Or is it simply there for my reference to how my stock kernel was built?
 
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When you want to compile the latest kernel, it uses /boot/config. Though you have to run make oldconfig in the kernel directory.
 
Old 05-06-2004, 01:08 PM   #5
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Ahhh! That answers another question of mine! I was eventually going to ask wha make oldconfig did.

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