[techtalk] modules and xconfig
jj.walker at auckland.ac.nz
Tue Dec 21 13:08:52 EST 1999
Kelly Lynn Martin wrote:
> >image plus initrd can fit on a floppy-sized image. In our case, the
> >limit to kernel size is about 520k or thereabouts.
> Is that the size after bzipping? My current kernel is 422k bzipped,
> and I don't have _everything_ moduled out that I possibly could,
> although certainly I do have a lot of it...
Yep. We have to have a lot of stuff in there for the machines to be able
to bootup; we have lots of different hardware. We need a lot of network
drivers in particular compiled directly into the kernel.
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