[Gllug] kernel new/old config

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Fri Apr 5 18:39:07 UTC 2002

On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 03:52:29PM +0100, Paul Brazier wrote:
> > Just a quickie:  how to do you make xconfig using an existing 
> > kernel as a
> > template?  But not oldconfig?  I did this a couple of years 
> > ago, but for the
> > life of me cannot remember how.
> I think it's stored in /usr/src/linux/.config which you can import from
> the "make xconfig" form.
> That's assuming you compiled the previous kernel, I don't think there's
> a way of extracting the kernel config from a binary-only kernel (might
> be wrong here).

No, not easy. That sort of thing has been talked about, but not implemented.

Alain Williams

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