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mlcboy01 04-23-2010 02:17 AM

Compile time options /proc/config.gz
I have been given the administrative duties of a redhat box that was built by an airhead. Apparently he/she/it didn't bother to log the compile time options in the config.gz. Is there a way to reconstruct this file from the running kernel?

syg00 04-23-2010 03:57 AM

So you believe this to be a custom kernel ?. Check the easy things first:
- do you have the source tree ?. Does it have a .config (hidden) in the top level of the tree.
- is there a suitable config-... in /boot ?

Else have a look in your source tree for ../scripts/extract-ikconfig.

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