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SubjectRe: How to check the kernel compile options ?

On 20020204 Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>> > What he is saying is that you can't do that, generically. Some options are
>> > available at runtime through /proc, but most are not. You need to check what
>> > happend back at compile time.
>> Right, there is a religious issue here: some core kernel hackers believe
>> that it is wrong to encode kernel configuration in the kernel, and that
>> is why it's not available. Technically it is not difficult, nor is it
>> difficult to make it memory-efficient.
>It's silly to put it permanently in unswappable memory; putting it in
>/lib/modules/`uname -r/
>somewhere does make tons of sense instead.

Mandrake (and think also redhat) save the kenel config used at

So look for /boot/config-`uname -r`

J.A. Magallon # Let the source be with you...
Mandrake Linux release 8.2 (Cooker) for i586
Linux werewolf 2.4.18-pre7-slb #1 SMP Mon Feb 4 21:21:52 CET 2002 i686
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