Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Sun Jan 4 19:15:01 CET 2004
ebiederman at lnxi.com (Eric W. Biederman) writes:
> ron minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> writes:
> > On 4 Jan 2004, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> > > I just looked. With everything turned off I have built a
> > > 220K kernel. 371K uncompressed but that doesn't count.
> > this is 2.6 or ...
> Adding in
> - printk
> - serial console support
> - networking support ( Not IP networking)
> - an eepro100 driver
> takes it up to about 306K compressed.
> With IPv4 support compiled it goes to about 396K compressed.
> So the patches for 2.6 exist to make it usable. And there
> is still room for improvement.
Playing a little more in the nothing selected case I get the kernel to
191K if I compile out support for block devices. After writing
the patch that allows that.
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