Re: Possible /etc/kernel.conf?

lilo (
Thu, 16 May 1996 12:00:50 -0500 (CDT)

On 15 May 1996, Dragon Slayer wrote:

> In article <>, Taner Halicioglu <> wrote:
> >On Tue, 14 May 1996, Hartmut Niemann wrote:
> >
> >Quite true... There really should be a /proc/config, IMHO. I wanted to
> >check if I had enabled IP Forwarding on one of my machines the other day,
> >and since I had compiled the kernel on another machine (and long since
> >blown away the source tree) I had to just recompile a kernel.
> >
> >How hard would something like this be?
> Check /proc/net/snmp. IP forwarding, along with other networking
> information is already available. I have a perl script to format it,
> but it shouldn't be too hard to decipher by hand. But if someone
> wants my crude version, email me.

Probably /proc/config would be better than a scattershot approach if the
intent is to find out the .config values for the present kernel.