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Old 11-24-2004, 07:43 AM   #1
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working out what stuff has been compiled into kernel


I set up a linux box 18 months ago and I know I compiled some stuff into the kernel or some modules, but being me, of course I didn't document it.

I can see a couple of source code directories containing stuff like lm_sensors and alsa in the /usr/src directory. Is there anywhere else I should look to check what more I need to take into account during a kernel upgrade?
Old 11-24-2004, 07:54 AM   #2
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You can see the entire kernel configuration (in the form of symbols) of the running kernel in the file /proc/config.gz:
zcat /proc/config.gz | less
You can also run
make cloneconfig
to update the kernel to the current settings as far as possible.


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