lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2002]   [Feb]   [5]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: How to check the kernel compile options ?
Andries.Brouwer@cwi.nl wrote:

>
> Peter, in my eyes this is an unreasonable answer.
>
> For debugging and other purposes it is good to have some
> information. One may wish to know about a certain kernel image
> what Linux kernel version that was, with what patches, compiled
> with what options, by which compiler. Or one may want to know
> such things about the currently running kernel. Even user-space
> programs (like mount) may want to know (what NFS version? do we
> have CONFIG_JOLIET?).
>


The proposed /proc/config stuff don't solve those problems, however. For
one thing, either one of those might be in modules, and the modules might
not match what the kernel was compiled at the same time as.

-hpa

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:18    [W:0.212 / U:3.224 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site