Re: Can't get a Linux 3.6-rc zImage smaller than 2MB
+++ Maciej Soltysiak [2012-09-12 16:47 +0200]:
Have you had a look at http://elinux.org/Kernel_Size_Tuning_Guide ?
> (arm-linux-gnueabi actually from emdebian.org), maybe that's the problem?
I wouldn't expect it to be, but I've not seen comparisons of output
size with different cross-toolchains. Everyone tests for speed :-)
There is presumably some variation over gcc 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7. I
don't know if newer ones do a better job of 'smaller' or not.
> Is there a recommended cross_compiling chain?
You are using it.
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