Re: [PATCH] 2.2: /proc/config.gz

Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 08:03:31 EST wrote:
> Alan Cox wrote:
>> So cat it with a magic lead in after the bzImage gzip block into the bzImage.

> Granted, all those are borderline cases, but then 1-2 kB doesn't look
> like too high a price to pay for a solution that is inherently robust.

Ah, sorry, I first mis-read your posting. You're right, what you're
suggesting obviously works too (except for the hopefully rare case
where you overwrite your old kernel image with a new one without
rebooting instantly).

But is it so much more expensive than a /proc/config.whatever ?

- Werner

 / Werner Almesberger, ICA, EPFL, CH /
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