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Re: [PATCH] prevent duplicated entries due to symlinks

From: Michal Suchanek
Subject: Re: [PATCH] prevent duplicated entries due to symlinks
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 21:19:31 +0200

2009/5/4 Andreas <address@hidden>:

> You have a symlink named /boot/vmlinuz which points at the current kernel
> version. Now you could of course find out which kernel version it's pointing
> at but that version could change anytime. /boot/vmlinu[zx] and /vmlinu[zx

Both are typically present on x86 and x86_64 systems running oprofile
due to oprofile limitations.

While you can technically store the uncompressed kernel anywhere
storing it together with the bootable kernel (and its config, symbol
list, ...) is suggested in oprofile documentation and it is place no
worse than any other.



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