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Old 05-13-2006, 06:41 AM   #1
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can I retrieve config kernel settings after make mrproper?


I have following problem, I need configuration of kernel running on my box. I did make mrproper so config is built from the beginning.
And I'd like to get exactly the same settings as at time when I compiled this kernel. Can I retrieve running kernel settings?.

Or if not, I've got old kernel fetched with distro. Can I retrieve settings from it?. This old kernel wasn't compiled and configured by me but should have config settings?.

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Old 05-13-2006, 07:12 AM   #2
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If you have a kernel 2.6, try
zcat /proc/config.gz
Old 05-13-2006, 07:23 AM   #3
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I already tried it. No such file.
Old 05-13-2006, 08:28 AM   #4
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Generally, for a factory kernel, the config file is also copied into the /boot directory when the kernel package is installed.


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