Re: Size of a kernel module is different at build place and after installation
On Mon, Sep 21 2009, sobtwmxt wrote:
> I have built a custom kernel, using make-kpgk, from debian source.
> Using ls -l, there is difference in the size of kernel modules, .ko
> files, at build place and after installation of the package. I
> only looked at 2 unrelated modules, but I think there will be a
> difference in the size of other modules too. If that matters, I built
> the package on one machine, and installed it on another. The later
> machine is an x86 running Ubuntu. The former is x86 running Debian.
> 1) Why there is size difference?
As mentioned in another post in this thread, the installed
modules are stripped of debugging information. make-kpkg can now
create a linux-debug-** package that has detached debug information, to
be used for debugging, as needed.
If it has syntax, it isn't user friendly.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.golden-gryphon.com/>
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