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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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    > > Remember, Luke, your source will be with you... always...
    > >
    > >
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