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Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 19:11:13 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: default kernel config file

I wrote:
> > Yes - it's under /boot/.config on the CD.

On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 07:03:26PM +0400, Michael Tokarev wrote:
> Why to hide it (with leading dot)?

There's no special reason.  It's just the filename that is used during
Linux kernel configuration and builds.

> Convinient place to look at
> is /boo/config-xxx.yyy, just like /boot/vmlinuz-xxx.yyy, and
> /boot/  Just curious...

Thank you for the suggestion.  Yes, we might rename all three of these.
Right now, the kernel image and on our CDs also don't include
the kernel version number in the filenames.

Alexander Peslyak <solar at>
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