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Old 11-29-2008, 01:16 PM   #1
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Question Can't find /proc/config.gz


Hey all,

I am running a Ubuntu Intreprid.
I try to access my kernel config file through /proc/config.gz.

But I can't find this file.

Any idea why I can't find this file ?

Thanks
 
Old 11-29-2008, 01:39 PM   #2
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Well, it could be that in the kernel config this option is disabled and thus /proc/config.gz is not available.
 
Old 11-29-2008, 01:50 PM   #3
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yeah it's not in the kernel by default. it's not a feature that tends to be added in in major distro's from what I've seen, presumably because YOU don't generally care how the stock kernel is built, otherwise you'd build your own. not necessarily true always, but it does make the kernel larger, so playing the averages...
 
Old 11-29-2008, 01:52 PM   #4
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OK.
I found an info saying that
CONFIG_IKCONFIG
CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC
shall be set to yes in the kernel config to have access to the /proc/config.gz file.

I'll change it.

Thanks
 
Old 11-29-2008, 02:34 PM   #5
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well yes, but obvoiusly that's compiled into the kernel...
 
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Intrepid (like all previous Ubuntu I can remember) ships the config in /boot.
 
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