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SubjectRe: test suite?
On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Hugh Dickins wrote:

| On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
| > Anyone, where is this kernel size limit coming from?
| > System is 8384 kB
| > System is too big. Try using modules.
|
| See pg0 and pg1 in arch/i386/kernel/head.S. There's no technical
| reason (but well-justified resistance to bloat) why pg2... cannot
| be added, but you might find a few little adjustments needed to
| match elsewhere (if you want your testbuild kernel to boot).

Thanks, Hugh.

Just after I sent that email, I said to myself:
um, maybe something about GDT, related to (max) 1-1 memory mapping.

No, I don't need to boot that kernel.
It was enough of a problem just to build it.

--
~Randy

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