[Buildroot] kernel size

steve at c2root.be steve at c2root.be
Mon Nov 3 15:05:20 UTC 2008

Hi all,

I have fixed. It had to do with the initramfs being enabled. So this  
was built inside the kernel. Once I removed that option, my kernel was  
again 1.5 MB

Quoting Peter Korsgaard <jacmet at uclibc.org>:

>>>>>> "steve" == steve caster <steve at c2root.be> writes:
>  steve> Hi all,
>  steve> I am trying to build a kernel with buildroot and are using a
>  steve> separate .config file which I made myself. The kernel is
>  steve> working, yet is about 90MB is size.  This is unbelievable as I
>  steve> nearly don?t have any modules. What could make is so big?
> Hard to know without any more details. How big is the kernel if you
> compile it by hand with the buildroot cross compiler? What platform,
> what is your buildroot and kernel .config's?
> --
> Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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