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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.4.23-pre1] /proc/ikconfig support
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On Tuesday 26 Aug 2003 23:33, Matthias Andree wrote:
>
> Precedent: admin at a site changes, original .config was snatched from
> some other machine, and kernel sources have been removed from $NOTEBOOK
> because space was tight... In such cases, a config store is pretty
> handy. Extract, make oldconfig, there you go.

Or, as happened with me on SuSE kernels (which had/have a similar arrangement
patched in) -- your distro ships with a precompiled kernel, you download a
new one from kernel.org, and you can configure it very quickly to match what
you've already got. Far quicker than starting from scratch.

M

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