kernel image size
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Fri Nov 8 07:22:01 CET 2002
John Allen <jallen at integraltech.com> writes:
> I need to get the kernel that I am building for my Geode sc1200 (including the
> linuxbios code) small enough to fit on a 256K eeprom. Is this possible? My
> first attempt resulted in vmlinux of 626K. After compiling linuxBIOS it gave
> my a rominage of 448K. Am I missing something?
Only that we usually use etherboot as a bootloader in a situation
like this, and so we avoid the problem of shrinking the kernel
down to an unreasonable level.
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