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SubjectRe: zImage now holds vmlinux, and config in sections. (fwd)
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By author: Russell King <>
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> On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 07:28:46AM +0100, Mikael Starvik wrote:
> > >I don't know linker scripts very well.
> > >Can this be done for all architectures?
> > >I'd like to see a solution that is arch-independent.
> >
> > In embedded systems it is probably not desirable to keep
> > and config in zImage (takes too much valuable space).
> Agreed - zImage is already around 1MB on many ARM machines, and since
> loading zImage over a serial port using xmodem takes long enough
> already, this is one silly feature I'll definitely keep out of the
> ARM tree.

Isn't that what "strip" is for?

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