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SubjectRe: [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase
On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 10:27:16PM +0200, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> On Thursday 24 July 2003 00:27, Willy Tarreau wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Jul 24, 2003 at 12:07:15AM +0200, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> > > text data bss dec hex filename
> > > 633028 37952 134260 805240 c4978 linux-2.4.x/linux-Os
> > > 819276 52460 78896 950632 e8168 linux-2.5.x/vmlinux-inline-Os
> > > ^^^^^^
> > > 2.6 still needs a hard diet... :-/
> >
> > I did the same observation a few weeks ago on 2.5.74/gcc-2.95.3. I tried
> > to track down the responsible, to the point that I completely disabled
> > every driver, networking option and file-system, just to see, and got about
> > a 550 kB vmlinux compiled with -Os. 550 kB for nothing :-(
>
> Some of the bigger 2.6 additions cannot be configured out.
> I wish sysfs and the different I/O schedulers could be removed.
>
> There are probably many other things mostly useless for embedded
> systems that I'm not aware of.

Well, from Pat's talk at OLS, it seems like sysfs would be an important
part of 'sleep', which is something at least some embedded systems care
about.

... not that 2.6 doesn't need some good pruning options now, but maybe
CONFIG_EMBEDDED isn't the right place to put them all.

--
Tom Rini
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/
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