[LinuxBIOS] [Fastboot] Re: [Kboot-general] Re: small 64bit initrd

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Sun Jan 15 03:34:50 CET 2006

steve <steve at nexpath.com> writes:

> I put in the linux-tiny patch for 2.6.14, and after working on the config for an
> hour or so, I got it down to 1020K with gcc-3.3.  Based on Eric's suggestions, I
> took the same config and put it on a system with gcc-4.0, put in the -Os option,
> and got a size of 814K!  This is with all I need in the kernel and the kexec
> option.  If you recall my limit is about 950K-960K so this is perfect.  I am
> assuming the kexec tools needs clib so I will have to splice this into busybox
> somehow but hopefully it won't add too much.

It looks like Werner already has it working against uclibc.
/sbin/kexec is not especially demanding of libc.


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