[lug] Determining Kernel Config

Jason Davis mohadib at openactive.org
Wed Aug 25 13:31:06 MDT 2004

you can use kickstart ... IIRC in /root is a kickstart file that
contains all the options used to install. Also rpm -qa will list all
rpms installed. Also, you can tar up a install and untar it on the new
box (after partioning).

good luck,

On Wed, 2004-08-25 at 13:07, Fred Robinson wrote:
> I'm working with a Red Hat implementation, kernel version 2.4.21-15.  I 
> need to build another box that is identical to this one.  Can I copy the 
> running kernel to use in the new box I'm building?  I'm concerned about 
> additional packages/RPM that may have been installed, is there a way to 
> know what packages/RPM's are installed so they may be installed when I 
> build a new machine?  Can somebody give me some guidance on the best 
> approach to "clone" the machine I'm working on to new newly built machine?
> Thanks,
> Fred Robinson
> Solutions Architect
> 3Com Corporation
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