LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware > Linux - Embedded & Single-board computer
User Name
Password
Linux - Embedded & Single-board computer This forum is for the discussion of Linux on both embedded devices and single-board computers (such as the Raspberry Pi, BeagleBoard and PandaBoard). Discussions involving Arduino, plug computers and other micro-controller like devices are also welcome.

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 10-19-2007, 10:36 AM   #1
gugan
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2007
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
what extent we can downsize a linux kernel


Dear members,

I would like know to what extent we can downsize a linux kernel. I want run an embedded web server on top it. The concern is I have limited ROM and RAM. I will be happy if I run a kernel of size 50K-100K. Is it possible in linux? How good linux is for embedded web server application?



Can someone give a clear picture on this?



Thanks and Regards,

GUGANATHAN J
 
Old 10-20-2007, 10:46 PM   #2
macemoneta
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: Manalapan, NJ
Distribution: Fedora x86 and x86_64, Debian PPC and ARM, Android
Posts: 4,593
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 328Reputation: 328Reputation: 328Reputation: 328
If you are looking for 50-100k, you'll need to look elsewhere. A reasonably minimal current Linux kernel is still over 1MB. The smallest OS kernel available that I'm aware of is -velOSity at 1.6K.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
what extent we can downsize a linux kernel gugan Linux - Kernel 1 10-19-2007 03:45 PM
how to find extent of 1-dim array in fortran 90? johnpaulodonnell Programming 1 03-21-2007 12:42 PM
LVM: How to create logical (physical) volume with extent sie 32 Mb consistgd Linux - Software 4 11-14-2006 06:03 PM
LXer: Howto: build Linux kernel module against installed kernel w/o full kernel source tree LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 09-03-2006 09:21 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:13 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration