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Re: 2.6.5 Upgrade Notes

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 06:57:35PM -0400, Roberto Sanchez wrote:
> Bill Moseley wrote:
> >I do have one question, though.  I built my own kernel in the end the
> >.deb was about 25MB.  The Debian kernel-image-2.6.5-1-686 .deb is only
> >15MB.  I only included the parts I need in my kernel so I expected the
> >.deb to be a lot smaller that the stock kitchen-sink kernel-image from
> >Debian.  Any idea why?
> That is really odd.  The .deb for my Satellite 2805-S401 kernel-image is
> 3.3 MB.

Yes, it's often best not to look at large numbers without thousands separators
after compiling a few kernels in the middle of the night...

  2528642 2004-04-20 13:46 kernel-image-2.6.5-xfs-toshiba_custom.1.4_i386.deb
 15222168 2004-04-07 14:17 /var/cache/apt/archives/kernel-image-2.6.5-1-686_2.6.5-1_i386.deb

Bill Moseley

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