Simple question - complicated answers

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Sep 26 20:19:12 UTC 2007

alex wrote:

> It's a little maddening to get answers  that dance all around a simple
> question.

When you start a new thread, it of course becomes impossible for us to know
what the question is.
> There's tons of information out there about the kernel and how to do
> things with it but all I want to do is see what the kernel looks like.

All?  What on earth makes you think that's a _simple_ question?

> Where can I take a look at the kernel?    Isn't there a direct path to it?

Linux uses what's known as a monolithic kernel.  The whole thing is
in /boot/vmlinuz* (except of course for the initrd image and all the
modules).  Fill yer boots!

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