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Re: ReiserFS module

That is interesting.
You're probably making bzImages, meaning your kernel is a compressed
image. See if you can uncompress them both and then compare their

Failing that, you'd have to compare your .configs if you're really
interested in tracking down the cause of this :)


On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 13:46:41 -0300, Fede <cepedaf@gmx.net> wrote:
> Hello everyone. I just recompiled a kernel with exactly the same options as
> the one I had before, except that instead of including the ReiserFS option in
> the kernel, I am now loading it as a module. I had not done this before
> because Reiser is my root, however I found out I did not need to include it,
> as I am using an Initrd. What surprised me is that the kernel image INCREASED
> in size by about 80k. One would think that modularizing something would
> decrease the kernel size... Any ideas why this increase might have happened?
> Also, what are the other benefits of modularizing the kernel as opposed to
> including everything in it?
> Thanks in advance!
> FC
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Fred Strauss
Obsidian Systems (Pty) Ltd.

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