Re: zImage now holds vmlinux, System.map and config in sections. (fwd)
Ville Herva (email@example.com)
Tue, 25 Feb 2003 13:07:04 +0200
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)?
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