[LinuxBIOS] [Fastboot] Re: [Kboot-general] Re: small 64bit initrd
steve at nexpath.com
Sun Jan 15 19:53:35 CET 2006
kexec compiles fine under uclibc tool chain with about 196K dynamic
exec. That compresses to 61K so I think it will fit.
Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>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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