[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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