Re: Compile options for standard debian kernel?
On 01 Jun 2003 21:07:08 -0400
Neal Lippman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is there a way to find out the config options that were used for
> compiling the standard 2.4.19 kernel that comes with stable or testing?
> I need to compile a new kernel as the stock kernel does not seem to have
> the udf file system support enabled, but it would be handy to know what
> was compiled in the distributed kernel vs modules, etc, so that I don't
> mess up my system configuration when I configure the new kernel.
You can install the stock kernel, and /boot/config-2.4.19-<whatever> has the
configuration. You can copy that file to /usr/src/linux/.config and use it
as a beginning to configure your own kernel.
Alternatively, you can download the kernel deb, and instead of installing it
just extract the files to someplace like /tmp/kernel. Then the cofiguration
would be in /tmp/kernel/boot/config-2.4.19-<whatever>.
For a general kernel-package tutorial, see: