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SubjectRe: zImage now holds vmlinux, System.map and config in sections. (fwd)
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
> System.map 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.

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Russell King (rmk@arm.linux.org.uk) The developer of ARM Linux
http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/personal/aboutme.html

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