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Question: Usually easy, but....

Forum: The Linux Kernel Hackers' Guide
Re: Question Problem Getting the Kernel small enough
Keywords: Kernel too large
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 1998 08:32:12 GMT
From: Ian Carr-de Avelon <>

Normally it is easy. A typical zImage is 300-400kb so fits fine on a 1.4MB floppy. Obviously it depends on what you include, but normally you can get a whole compressed file system on there as well and run Boot/Root. Like in the HOWTO of the same name. How big is your kernel and floppy