I remember this thread last month
(but didn't read it)
This might be interesting?
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: How to check the kernel compile options ?
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 18:34:00 +0100
From: Thomas Capricelli <tcaprice at logatique.fr>
To: David Balazic <david.balazic at uni-mb.si>
CC: "linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org>
References: <3C5EB070.4370181B at uni-mb.si>
A really useful patch makes all the options appeared in /proc/config.gz.
used by SuSE kernels among others (mine, too :)
You can find the patch on kernelnewbies.org (don't remember where exactly)
zgrep CONFIG_PROC /proc/config.gz
will give you the answer.
I have absolutely no clue why such a useful things is not integrated
kernel yet. It's even useful for such things as "build a kernel using the
same options as I have on current kernel but I don't know where my .config
FWICS It seems harmful to me.
On Monday 04 February 2002 17:01, David Balazic wrote:
> This problem again :-)
> I purchase/download a program for linux.
> It says it requires certain kernel features, for example :
> How can I figure out in 5 minutes, without a kernel hacker, if
> my linux system has the correct settings ?
> This is a real life question, probably more suitable to ask
> on some distributions mail list, but I thought I'll start here.
> P.S.: Please CC me on the answers.
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