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SubjectRe: /proc/config idea

a module for 2.4.3 will work for any 2.4.3 kernel that supports modules
at all (except for the SMP vs UP issue) so it's not the same thing as
trying to figure out which if the 2.4.3 kernels matches what you are
running.

David Lang

On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 20:49:09 -0400
> From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@mandrakesoft.com>
> To: Jeremy Jackson <jerj@coplanar.net>
> Cc: Ian Soboroff <ian@cs.umbc.edu>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: /proc/config idea
>
> Jeremy Jackson wrote:
> > If you have a lot of kernels around, which Config-2.4.3 applies to kernel 2.4.3
> > given 5 to choose from...the idea (same for System.map) is that it being in the
> > same
> > file they can't be confused. Kinda like forks under Mac (but let's not go there
> > now)
>
> The same applies to kernel modules too. Are you going to put all those
> in the kernel image too?
>
> If it's a file, read it from a filesystem after the kernel has booted.
> There is no need to special case this stuff.
>
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