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SubjectRe: The end of embedded Linux?
On Sat, 5 Oct 2002, Gigi Duru wrote:

> Trivial experiment: configure out _ALL_ the options on
> 2.5.38 and build bzImage. My result? A totally useless
> 270KB kernel (compressed).
>
> Now try to put in some useful stuff and the
> _compressed_ image will cheerfully approach 1MB.

> I know you guys are struggling to bring "world class
> VM & IO" to Linux,

The 270 kB kernel image still includes the VM, so it's
probably something else that is bloating your kernel.

It would be useful to figure out exactly what so we can
fix it before 2.6 is released.

regards,

Rik
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