Kernel size problems on Alpha
Current boot-floppies CVS now builds fine on Alpha, except for one small
There's no longer enough space on a 1.4M floppy for the 2.2 kernel and MILO
2.0.35, let alone MILO 2.2 (the one from http://www.suse.de/~stepan/). A
2.8M floppy or floppy image should be fine though (I haven't tried building
We are short about 10k, so it may be possible to trim the kernel a bit.
However, MILO 2.2 is about 200k bigger on average (it varies between
Who builds the kernel-image packages for Alpha, and what configuration is
used? I would like to play around with it a bit to try and get it slimmed
up a bit.
Note that we also have a few hundred K on the root disk that can be used for
networking modules and such, so it's not necessary for everything to be
compiled into the kernel (at the moment, I believe several net drivers are