Re: config procfs patch

Peter N. M. Hansteen (
Fri, 23 May 1997 09:19:56 +0100

At 06:21 PM 5/22/97 -0400, Andrew Purtell <>:
>I've put together a small (rather silly) patch to 2.0.30 that

Not silly at all, if it works!

>my support role, I've found it helpful if they can provide
>me with the kernel configuration. The attached patch adds
>a build option for incorporating the settings in .config
>into the kernel as a file in /proc. It can be added to the
>kernel statically or made into a module.

Yes! One can only wonder why no-one stumbled on this before!
Could one hope for this (or a stress-tested revision) to make it
into 2.0.31?

- Peter

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