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Old 09-04-2007, 11:31 AM   #1
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Question abi file in the /boot directory -- possibly theoretical question only

Just out of curiosity -- what is abi file (like abi-2.6.20-16-generic) in the /boot directory good for? I compiled my own kernel (needed 64G memory support) and it runs fine, although without appropriate abi file -- analogous to one installed from ubuntu repository for ubuntu kernel -- that I do not know how to create.

Since it runs, I'm OK, but I would like to know what is the purpose of the file anyway.



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