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SubjectRe: Security question: "Text file busy" overwriting executables but not shared libraries?
On Thu, Oct 04, 2001 at 12:15:01AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> I have days when I'm frustrated by the size of both glibc and the
> linux kernel. stripped both the linux kernel and glibc are comparable
> in size. Though I think the 400KB of compressed glibc-2.1.2 is
> actually smaller than the kernel for the most part. I have to strip
> off practically everthing to get a useable bzImage under 400KB.
> So any good ideas on how to get the size of linux down?

Mind if I ask why you need a bzimage under 400kb? Just curious as I've
never had the need. (And I can see needing it less then 1.4meg - are you
trying to get a kernel AND a ramdisk on the one floppy?)

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