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SubjectRe: proc entry for actual kernel filename
On Tue, Jun 15, 1999 at 11:16:43AM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jun 1999 20:59:40 -0400,
> Mike Bennett <> wrote:
> >I can get the
> >kernel version from several places, but nowhere can I find the actual
> >kernel filename that was booted.
> /proc/cmdline gives you the lilo label (BOOT_IMAGE). You can scan
> lilo.conf to get the filename. Remember that at boot time there is no
> concept of a file, lilo picks up the filename when you build a new
> configuration and stores physical block numbers for the "file" to boot.

Now that makes perfect sense. <kicking myself in the head>
I've had the answer all along, but was too blind to see it.
That will work and simple to do.


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