Re: [Patch] Kernel configuration in kernel, kernel 2.5.53

Dave Jones (
Mon, 30 Dec 2002 11:16:14 +0000

On Sun, Dec 29, 2002 at 07:40:09PM +0100, Paul Rolland wrote:
> >
> > You could write a simple script to install a kernel image and
> > install the .config under /boot as well. Guess that solves your
> > problem better.
> >
> Yes, but this still makes the configuration something external to
> the kernel, thus it is still possible to have a mismatch between
> the kernel and this file, and this is what I'm trying to avoid :-)

Google for Randy Dunlaps ikconfig patches.
They solve the problem by appending the .config to the kernel image,
thus not bloating any kernel space memory with /proc junk.


| Dave Jones.
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