[Buildroot] Kernel zImage under 1MB

Yegor Yefremov yegorslists at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 9 14:04:08 UTC 2015


On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Michal Gonda <gonda.miso at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys,
>
> I am trying to build minimal kernel under 1 Mb with Buildroot. It is
> intended for small board with qspi memory and basic functionality, ethernet,
> usb, spi, and some GPIO's. Basic terminal access via ssh and UART. My first
> thoughts are if it is even possible to modify kernel .config via
> linux-menuconfig to reach this size.
>
> Also if it is possible to identify the redundant parts without deep
> knowledge about kernel architecture and exclude them from compilation.
>
> If someone can direct me to good direction how to solve this problem or even
> specify some tools and ways how to do it would be very helpful.

Take a look at this project: https://tiny.wiki.kernel.org/

Yegor


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