> does anyone have the latest sources for the 2.1.14 kernel ? I didn't
> succeed in getting the kernel compiled from linux-18.104.22.168.dec.tar.gz
> to work at all. They all crash immediately after loading without any
> reason ...
> I also noticed that kernels compiled and linked with the 2.7-based utils
> are _much_ bigger than the test kernels (>2 MB compared to ca. 800kB), so
> I suspect it to be a compiler/linker problem.
Did you run objcopy and strip out the unneeded information from the kernel
mipsel-linux-objcopy --remove-section=.reginfo --remove-section=.mdebug \
--remove-section=.fixup --remove-section=__ex_tab dec_vmlinux
For me at least, this takes a kernel image which is about 1.5 meg and reduces
it to a little under a meg. The resulting image also boots, at least to some
I'm pretty sure that Paul was the one who told me that I needed to do this --
I'll look for his original message, which I believe explains _why_ you need to
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