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

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Thu Aug 31 2000 - 09:24:03 EST

Alan Cox wrote:
> > > So cat it with a magic lead in after the bzImage gzip block into the bzImage.
> > > If you dont even know what file you are running for kernel you have other
> > > problems anyway
> >
> > Does <version> also include the build number (i.e. the first part of
> Reread my suggestion. Its part of the bzImage file but it isnt loaded into
> memory

Um, this is subject to the same problem as /lib/modules/<version>/config

I do "make bzlilo modules_install" and forget about it.

Two months later I look in /lib/modules/<version>/config and it's wrong.
I look in /boot/vmlinuz -- that's wrong too.

Simple tiny solution: /proc/config.md5

-- Jamie
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