Subject: Re: kernel size
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Frederic GILLIERS <fredg@DotCom.FR>
Date: 08/02/2000 09:16:54
"Soren S. Jorvang" wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 31, 2000 at 09:27:10AM -0700, Chris Johnson wrote:
> > > Is there a maximum size for the kernel ?
> > >
> > > ... it seem to work if the MFS is bigger than 1 Meg.
> > > ( 1 Meg MFS makes a 2.4 Megs kernel).
> > > a 2.8 Megs kernel seems to uncompress correctly, but
> > > the boot hangs just after displaying : decompression Done
> > The ROM uses a 2 Meg region for the compressed image,
> > and a 4 Meg region for the decompressed image.
> Yeah, some day I'll get around to writing a boot loader.. :-)
I gave you uncompressed kernel size. If I understand, I should be able
to boot a 4megs kernel (uncompressed size ). And I definitely can't do
Am I right ?