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SubjectRE: Problems with to large of a kernel

Use a new version of Lilo with the bzImage kernel on the floppy. Have you
made sure SMP is commented out of the makefile? SMP makes the kernel a lot
bigger.

On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Timm Gleason wrote:

> Yes, I've done this. However, when trying to use that kernel on a floppy
> disk for installation (we build nearly 50 servers a month for our business),
> you cannot boot off of a floppy using that kind of kernel image.
>
> Timm Gleason
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Peter Svensson [mailto:petersv@psv.nu]
> > Sent: Monday, November 30, 1998 3:30 PM
> > To: Timm Gleason
> > Cc: linux-kernel
> > Subject: Re: Problems with to large of a kernel
> >
> >
> > On Mon, 30 Nov 1998, Timm Gleason wrote:
> >
> > > Out of the box, it's too damn big. How is one supposed to add
> > the features
> > > that one needs of the default set of configuration choices is too big to
> > > begin with?
> >
> > You can use bzImage:s instead (just use make bzImage instead of make
> > zImage). Resonably modern versions of lilo/loadlin etc handle the new
> > format.
> >
> > Peter
> > --
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> >
> >
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