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Old 10-05-2004, 06:01 AM   #1
hemk76
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Unhappy How to reduce the size of bzImage


Hi
i want to reduce the size of my bzImage to 640kb ,so that image should be enabled with network option for advanced routing.

thanks in advance
hemanth
 
Old 10-05-2004, 06:17 AM   #2
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hi there

u r talking about the kernel image right??
to reduce the size of the kernel image u need to compile ur kernel and then use less options compiled in ur kernel to reduce the image
to compile ur kernel get the kernel source from
kernel.org

or get it from ur distro CD

regards
 
Old 10-05-2004, 06:32 AM   #3
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it'll be tough, but you might can do it by removing most of the kernel options. you'll have to take out loads of stuff to hope to get it that small.
 
  


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