Subject: Re: Severe and increasing bloat of even "tiny" kernels
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/04/2000 16:10:43
On Sun, Sep 03, 2000 at 10:27:26PM -0400, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> I am enclosing the config file for a machine of mine which has hardware
> suitable for running 1.3, 1.4, and 1.5.
> Essentially the *same* configuration for 1.3.3 was 587K.  For 1.4.2 it's
> 690K (a 18% increase in size).  For 1.5_ALPHA it's 839K (a 22% increase).

Did you try to determine the bloat by modules (e.g. drivers, vm vs uvm, etc) ?

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.