Quoted from the mailing archive
"For those who don't know the trick, this is how you extract the kernel
config file from a kernel that stores it:
strings -n 3 kernel | sed -n 's/^___//p'
Droid - NEWshell.ORG wrote:
> I don't remember for "to extract" to kernel.gz the config file (ex.
> MONOWALL_GENERIC). I know that the config files are in ftp etc., but i
> whish to use that command for to get one custom kernel config. I know
> that thisi is possible (secure!). :)