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Re: 2.6.16-rc2 sparc32 (and sparc64) kernel images available

Is there a reason why this strip isn't done by the normal (upstream)
kernel build?
It's fairly difficult (but not impossible) to get a bootable kernel
without this.


On Sun, Feb 12, 2006 at 07:20:00PM -0800, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> That's not really necessary. We are usually reducing the size of the 
> kernel to acceptable by stripping the sparc32 kernel of non-essential 
> sections by running the command:
> strip -R .comment -R .note -K sun4u_init -K _end -K _start 
> arch/sparc/boot/image
> I've implemented it in the new packaging system too, and I see in the 
> build log that it has been invoked, however the image which got into the 
> deb appears to be unstripped. I'll investigate that. In the meantime use 
> this command to reduce the image size on installed system (you'll have to 
> ungzip it first).
> Best regards,
> Jurij Smakov                                        jurij@wooyd.org
> Key: http://www.wooyd.org/pgpkey/                   KeyID: C99E03CC

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