.config file and extract

Andy Green andy at openmoko.com
Wed Nov 12 08:50:59 CET 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com> wrote:
| Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| | Niklas Johansson wrote:
| |> Hey,
| |>
| |> I am having some troubles getting a good .config file for the kernel.
| |>
| |> Is there anyway to extract the .config file from an existing kernel
| |> (something like scripts/extract-ikconfig)
| |
| | /proc/config.gz is a compressed copy of the config.  It should be
| | present on any self-respecting kernel. :)
| Fedora doesn't have it... their packaging system drops a copy of the
| .config in /boot instead.  One has to be careful about having excessive
| self-respect :-)
|> On my Om2008.9 system the is only one file in the /boot with is the
|> kernel (uImage-2.6.24). Maybe I have done something wrong...

No I am talking about Fedora on the host.

| Likewise, we provide the packaging config for stable with our git tree
| as Sander points out.  If there's any deviation from that in actual
| packaging, I am sure Mickey will provide patches...
|> I try to use the defconfig-gta02 when running making a new config with
|>     make ARCH=arm oldconfig defconfig-gta02
|> but I still have to fill in a lot of missing information. I would say
|> more than 50-100 options. Stuff I have no clue about. (A have tried
|> the brances origin/stabile and origin/andy).

Okay, I will take a look at it.

- -Andy
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