From: Albert D. Cahalan (
Date: Wed Jan 02 2002 - 16:17:30 EST

Keith Owens writes:

> Current versions of ps look for in
> /boot/`uname -r`
> /boot/
> /lib/modules/`uname -r`/
> /usr/src/linux/
> /
> Copy to /lib/modules/`uname -r`/ after make
> modules_install, remove any old map files from /boot and / and you
> don't need any symlink or bootloader tricks.
> The 2.5 kernel build asks if you want to install and
> .config. If you say yes then the default location for these files in
> 2.5 is /lib/modules/`uname -r`/{,.config}.

That's not a nice place. Besides the fact that is
neither library nor module, /lib/modules is less likely to
exist than /boot is. It's a wee bit slower too.

The file contains info related only to the main kernel
image, and nothing related to modules. So this is better:


(losing the foul '.' on the .config file)
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