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Re: 2.4.20 is huge!

On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 08:26:25PM -0400, Emma Jane Hogbin wrote:
> I've just upgraded from 2.4.18 to 2.4.20 and my vmlinux file is three
> times the size! I copied the .config file from 2.4.18 into the directory
> for 2.4.20 and then ran make menuconfig. I needed to turn off APM and turn
> on all of the ACPI options (all as modules). I also turned on the Ali 5451 
> module under sound. I didn't change anything else.
> Where is all the extra beef coming from? Is there a easy to understand web
> site somewhere? 
> Also, at some point today I found a web site that
> explained what each of: bzImage, .config, System.map (etc) were. Does
> anyone know which site I may have been looking at? It may have been a
> wiki, but I can't remember now. All I'm finding in google now is old
> mailing list posts with problems concerning these files.
> emma
maybe you should check out bzImage under ./arch/i386/boot/, that is the
kernel to boot with

Zeng Nan

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