lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1998]   [Jun]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [IDEA] Developers: your opinion badly needed ! (Was: [PATCH] /proc/config.gz)
    On Mon, 1 Jun 1998, Vinod G. Kulkarni wrote:

    > On Mon, Jun 01, 1998 at 03:04:05PM +1000, Kevin Lentin wrote:
    >
    >
    > > > 1) make zImage (make bzImage)
    > > > 2) cat System.map >> zImage (bzImage)
    > > > 3) boot the new image
    > > > 4) cat /proc/ksyms_internal will open the zImage (bzImage) file, read the
    > > > data at the end of image and show it.
    > > >
    > > > - Data is NOT linked into the kernel (~ 130 Kb of data), so NO kernel
    > > > bloat, except of course for the /proc code.
    >
    > It seems to me that there are couple of things which can be appended to kernel
    > in this manner:
    > 1. Config file
    > 2. System.map
    > 3. Selected set of modules.
    > 4. Minimal root image (Quick aid in case there is file system failure)
    > 5. Any other user-required features
    [...]

    Very interesting idea.
    This evening I have posted the patch for the System.map only. In the next
    days, if I see that there is some interest, I can include the .config data
    too.

    Ciao,
    Riccardo.


    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:42    [W:0.020 / U:2.164 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site