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Re: /proc/config.gz support on? Why not?



If they're that important to you, I'd imagine you'd find ways to make
backup copies of them to prevent complete loss in the event of an
accidental deletion.  Otherwise, you can always get at them by
reinstalling the kernel RPM.

-- jeremy


On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 00:13:44 -0600, Sam Williams
<sam-williams insightbb com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 04:33 +0100, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> > Am Mi, den 24.11.2004 schrieb Sam Williams um 3:29:
> >
> > > Why doesn't FC3 have the /proc/config.gz option turned on by default?
> >
> > The kernel config is to be found under /boot/. This is the case since
> > FC1.
> Right, but what happens if you accidentally delete some of the config files?
> Why is it  a problem to check the /proc/config.gz option when the kernel
> is built so the information can be extracted at any time from the running kernel?
> 
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