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Old 07-25-2013, 09:43 PM   #1
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Any way to get the kernel .config from a running system?


I really, really dont feel like going through the menuconfig for this new machine. Does anyone know how to pull the current kernel .config from my current running system?

Or, has anyone put together a .config repository for newer systems yet?

Thanks guys.

I know there is another post out there regarding this: but its from 2007, so please excuse me asking again for more recent info.

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Old 07-25-2013, 09:45 PM   #2
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Got it. ubuntu 13 = /boot/config*

Thanks.
 
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Look for a file called /proc/config.gz. Not all kernels are compiled with the CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC feature (I don't see why), but that file will contain a zipped version of the .config file used to compile the kernel.
 
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Look for a file called /proc/config.gz. Not all kernels are compiled with the CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC feature (I don't see why), but that file will contain a zipped version of the .config file used to compile the kernel.
Thank you. This is correct -- ubuntu does not compile the kernel with that option :/

But they do put it in /boot/config* which is acceptable.

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