[lkml]   [2002]   [Feb]   [4]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: How to check the kernel compile options ?
On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 05:01:39PM +0100, David Balazic wrote:
> Hi!
> This problem again :-)
> I purchase/download a program for linux.
> It says it requires certain kernel features, for example :

If it wants THOSE, it is asking for wrong abstraction layer

No userspace program (beside of special sysadmin tools) should
be poking into PROC_FS. The NET interface abstraction is already
wrapped inside libc.

> How can I figure out in 5 minutes, without a kernel hacker, if
> my linux system has the correct settings ?

Good software gives clear diagnostics if some necessary facility
is missing at runtime.

> This is a real life question, probably more suitable to ask
> on some distributions mail list, but I thought I'll start here.
> TIA,
> david
> --
> David Balazic

/Matti Aarnio
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:23    [W:0.028 / U:4.000 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site