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Old 01-15-2005, 11:29 PM   #1
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.config for precompiled kernels?

Hey everyone,

I'd like to know where I can find the .config files used to make official Fedora Core RPM kernels. Just so there's a general idea on what options are supported by default.


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usually there's a config-<kernel version> in the /boot dir, but i don't think this method will help much, since the precompiled versions have complied nearly everything into them (they have to work on a lot of different machines). use your lspci & dmesg output, your manuals and maybe a look onto your chips to build the kernel with the right options. there's also documentation inthe kernel source about various hardware.

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If it is enabled in the kernel, there is a /proc/config.gz file of the running kernel. Use zcat and redirect the output to a file where you want it.
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Fedora's RPMs install a file called /boot/config-<kversion>-<distro_version>, so in the case of 2.6.14-1.653 that would be /boot/config-2.6.14-1.653, copy that to your kernel's source tree as .config and you're set.


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