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    SubjectRe: How to check if kernel sources are installed on a system?
    On Sun, 2006-05-28 15:03:20 +0200, Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> wrote:
    > > > I'd really like to see a distro-agnostic way to retrieve the kernel
    > > > configuration. /proc/config.gz has existed for soem time but many
    > > > distros inexplicably don't enable it.
    > >
    > > /boot/config-`uname -r`
    >
    > What's the reason for distros to disable /proc/config.gz?

    To save memory? The config can be placed as a plain file, so why
    waste non-swappable kernel memory for a task that can easily be done
    with a simple file?

    MfG, JBG

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