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Re: Functionality compiled into a Debian kernel?

On Thu, 2002-03-14 at 22:53, Martin Wuertele wrote:
> Hi Adam!
> On Thu, 14 Mar 2002, Adam Warner wrote:
> > Just a quick question: I'd like to move to a Debian woody kernel image
> > but wish to find out whether HPT366 hardware support has been compiled
> > into the image so that my computer will continue to boot.
> > 
> > Some install disks on the Debian archive include a transcript of the
> > kernel compile options. Is this kind of info available for Debian kernel
> > images?
> download the debian package, extract the files into a temp dir (dpkg -x)
> and check the config file

Thanks for the tip! I:

1. apt-get install --download-only kernel-image-2.4.18-686-smp
2. dpkg -x
/var/cache/apt/archives/kernel-image-2.4.18-686-smp_2.4.18-1_i386.deb .
3. less boot/config-2.4.18-686-smp

And it is indeed good news: CONFIG_BLK_DEV_HPT366=y.


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