Re: config procfs patch

Alan Cox (
Fri, 23 May 1997 19:49:06 +0100 (BST)

> 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?

Oh for the benefit of people not on the list for long enough someone
suggests wasting 20K of kernel memory on this, someone else suggests compressing
it and we drop the idea about every 4 months. Last time someone suggested the
far more sensible idea of linking the config file into the final zImage as
an extra ELF segment, thus taking no RAM, but nobody did it.

So save the discussion and just do the ELF thing