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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.2: /proc/config.gz
** Reply to message from Paul Jakma <> on Thu, 31 Aug 2000 17:55:49
+0100 (IST)

> as well as .config to /lib/modules/<release>/config.
> (i had to meant to write .config not originally as that is
> what the thread is about... doh!)
> whatever, there's no need for kernel memory to bloated out with
> .config.

It would be even better if all distributions made it a habit of providing the
.config that perfectly matched whatever kernel was installed. That way, I
don't have to figure out what kind of hardware I have in order to rebuild the

Of course, the smartest thing would be if the installation routine actually
built the kernel, with all options finely tuned to the hardware. If I'm
installing on a single CPU system, then I don't want the SMP kernel. Red Hat
doesn't understand that.

Timur Tabi -
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