Subject: Re: growing kernel
To: Patrick Welche <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 04/12/2001 23:41:35
A lot of code has been added in the meantime - a new VM system,
enhancements to TCP/IP, and much more.
Some work has been done in making more code optional under
#ifdefs, such as NFS3, and inline VOPS. More hands are always
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On Thu, 12 Apr 2001, Patrick Welche wrote:
> I was about to upgrade my old 386DX25 4Mb RAM 40Mb HD from NetBSD 1.3F, but
> binaries have grown, so I run out of space. Taking the kernel, very similar
> config files generate
> 654280 Jul 12 1998 1.3F
> 911896 Apr 12 21:42 1.5U
> I say similar, the differences are that I added:
> makeoptions COPTS="-Os" # Optimise for space. Implies -O2
> options NTP # NTP phase/frequency locked loop
> and I used isa* wd* fd* rather than isa0 wd0 fd0.
> Can this really make such a difference?
> # df -k
> Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/wd0a 31983 29659 724 98% /