Bug 3050 - No kernel configuration file
No kernel configuration file
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-05-25 16:39 EDT by ct7
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-05-25 16:52:50 EDT
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Description ct7 1999-05-25 16:39:24 EDT
I've installed RedHat 6.0 on a workstation that dual-boots
NT, and it works fine with one exception -- the NTFS module
wasn't compiled.  I don't have a problem compiling a new
kernel, but I would prefer to start with the same kernel
config file that the default kernel was compiled with --
then all I'd need to do would be to add in NTFS and go,
instead of trying to guess which options were enabled.

I checked all of the shipped kernel modules (binary &
source) and didn't find the .config file.  Could someone
point me at where I could get a copy?  Thanks.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-25 16:52:59 EDT
Red Hat kernels are compiled with all default answers. Look at
/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/defconfig (assuming i386).

You might also installing the kernel.src.rpm, making your change,
and then rebuilding using rpm.

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