lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Feb]   [25]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: zImage now holds vmlinux, System.map and config in sections. (fwd)
On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 09:25:20AM +0000, you [Russell King] wrote:
> 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.

Why not make it a config option (like the other (two? three?) rejected
patches that implemented this did)?


-- v --

v@iki.fi
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:33    [W:0.060 / U:1.772 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site