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Re: armel/marvell kernel size

On Mar 27, 2018, at 2:08 PM, Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> wrote:

> On 2018-03-27 17:29, Rick Thomas wrote:
>> On Mar 27, 2018, at 1:04 PM, Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> wrote:
>>> As a related subject, I could compile a more stripped down version of
>>> the armel kernel, put it for people to download and ask people to
>>> comment if it works for them, so that we can gauge what people actually
>>> need from such a kernel...
>> Please do!  I have an OpenRD box and a SheevaPlug that I’ll be happy to test on.
> You're welcome. I don't know much about the OpenRD nor about the
> SheevaPlug, but are they able to run the -marvell kernels? What was the
> last version of the kernel that worked for you?
> What filesystems do you use? Do you use any (para)virtualization? What
> about addon hardware that you have? Any USB dongles? Anything that you
> can think of? Sound?
> Do you use NFS? (I do) What kind of compressed ramdisk do you use? The
> loaded modules that you have with lsmod would be nice to know.

A lot of questions…  I’ll do my best to answer them as best I can sometime this weekend (There are an equally large lot of things on my to-do list this week!  /-: )

In the mean time here’s a start:

OpenRD Client
> rbthomas@client:~$ uname -a
> Linux client 4.9.0-6-marvell #1 Debian 4.9.82-1+deb9u3 (2018-03-02) armv5tel GNU/Linux

> rbthomas@sheeva:~$ uname -a
> Linux sheeva 4.9.0-6-marvell #1 Debian 4.9.82-1+deb9u3 (2018-03-02) armv5tel GNU/Linux

Both are running the latest Stretch.


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