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Re: Kernel sparc32

On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 09:54:59AM +0200, Hartwig Atrops wrote:
> Hi all.
> I have problems building a sparc32 kernel. My latest approach:
> Sparcstation 20 with a new Debian 4.0 installation (latest packages from 
> archive.debian.org).
> This installation comes with kernel 
> /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-6-sparc32
> after gunzipping this: 2.2 MB
> apt-get install linux-source-2.6.18 and make with 
> /boot/config-2.6.18-6-sparc32 as .config :
> arch/sparc/boot/image is 3.0 MB
> (and vmlinux is 3.9 MB)
> 3.0 MB is too big to boot it.
> What do I do wrong?

Debian-provided sparc32 kernels were stripped of all unnecessary 
symbol information to bring their size down. This post:


contains the command you need to run on the image after you build it 

Best regards,
Jurij Smakov                                           jurij@wooyd.org
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