[LinuxBIOS] r38 - buildrom-devel/skeleton/bin

Ward Vandewege ward at gnu.org
Fri Sep 28 20:54:33 CEST 2007

On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 03:34:52PM +0200, Uwe Hermann wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 05:37:30PM -0700, ron minnich wrote:
> > On 9/24/07, Uwe Hermann <uwe at hermann-uwe.de> wrote:
> > 
> > > This may be a stupid question, but is it possible to put kexec in the
> > > ROM, too? Yes, it consumes some space, but I'm curious if it would be
> > > possible.
> > 
> > not stupid at all. On OLPC that's how I did it originally.
> OK, great. How big does kexec get when put in the ROM? Is there still enough
> room for a kernel in that case (1MB chip)?

I tried this briefly while working on the m57sli and s2891 additions to
buildrom, and could not fit the kexec binary and lab in less than 1MB.

But I didn't investigate exactly how the kexec binary is built in buildrom,
and there might be some more trimming of the kernel config that can be done.


Ward Vandewege <ward at fsf.org>
Free Software Foundation - Senior System Administrator

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