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SubjectRe: [BUG] initrd >24MB corruption (fwd)
On Sat, 14 Sep 2002, Werner Almesberger wrote:

> So, assuming the problem is indeed the kernel overwriting initrd,
> there are three things you can do to avoid this:
> - use a smaller initrd (they were never meant to be quite
> *that* big anyway :-)

First, thanks for replying.

Now, I used "strip" to strip everything including /lib/lib* and managed to
reduced from 24MB to 12MB uncompressed (8MB to 5MB compressed), and
avoided the booting problem. Stripping /lib/lib*.so* was the answer!


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