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SubjectRe: Unbloating the kernel, was: :mem=16MB laptop testing
On Tue, 2003-10-14 18:27:05 +0200, Maciej Zenczykowski <>
> wrote in message <>:
>> errnum->string. I'd expect that between 10-15% of the uncompressed kernel
>> is currently pure text.

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 01:45:14PM +0200, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:
> Right. For a real lowmem system (4MB RAM) I defined printk to a no-op
> and gained 90K at the compressed image IIRC. This was 2.2.x, though.
> MfG, JBG

The compressed image is hard to predict a runtime effect from; what did
it do to reserved memory at boot-time?

-- wli
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