Re: building a custom kernel:IT WORKED-THANKS!
On Sun December 27 2009, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> P.S. If you care to diff the files or just manually browse for
> differences, here's the .config that results in my 1.5MB kernel package.
> Also note that I do not use an initrd, but boot the kernel directly, and
> that this is a headless server so there's no need for a GPU driver and the
> space it eats. I'm no "expert" custom kernel guy, so I'm sure there are
> some optimizations and such that I've missed, or places where I've been
> lazy or unsure of an option. However, my kernel is small by most server
> standards, and my system does everything I throw at it, so apparently I'm
> not missing anything critical.
without the initrd my system didn't boot.. how do yo do that?
> A couple of hints to start getting your kernel size down:
thanks for the hints, I'll do some more trimming!
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