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Old 10-19-2007, 09:36 AM   #1
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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,

Old 10-20-2007, 09:46 PM   #2
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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.


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