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    SubjectRe: Big kernel again

    Turning off smp will make it a lot smaller.

    Max on bzImage is (I believe) 16megs.

    On Wed, 2 Dec 1998, Matthias Andree wrote:

    > Well, the issue that was brought up in a separate thread is:
    >
    > The default kernel is already above 543 on an x86.
    >
    > Although bzImage helps, why not just remove zImage and put some
    >
    > zImage: bzImage
    >
    > into the Makefiles?
    >
    > Besides: what is the current absolute limit of 2.1 kernels with
    > bzImage again? I consider it useful to have a fully-fledged kernel with
    > everything linked in - no modules. Might be safety reasons, might be
    > shutting down the hard disk after boot (well, okay, insmod without
    > removable option would do also), might be saving the kernel module
    > loader overhead or anything else.
    >
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