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Re: powerpc d-i daily builds reactivated, use 2.6.12 kernels, including 64bit kernels, miboot floppies dropped for now.

On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 11:23:39AM -0300, Rogério Brito wrote:
> On Aug 22 2005, Sven Luther wrote:
> > A bit of reality check here, we have around 1.3MB space on the miboot
> > floppies, and current compressed miboot floppies arer 1.6MB or so, so
> > we just need to unbloat it further 200/300kb (compressed though),
> > which should be possible by modularizing lot of stuff, among those the
> > pmac-ide is a good candidate.
> Well, my custom kernel is around 1200KB compressed (and about 100KB free
> on the floppy) and it has many things hardcoded that could be offloaded
> to an initramdisk, if I wanted to get my hands dirty.
> So, I do think that it would be possible to get it smaller. Want to see
> my .config? I just posted it to linux-kernel in a reply to Andrew
> Morton.

Remember the debian kernel is generic for all powerpc plateforms, from old
world to prep boxes, to powerbooks to the last 32bit IBM chrps and the genesi
pegasos machine, so there is a bit more constraints here, but it is assuredly


Sven Luther

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