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Re: Some questions about kernel tailoring

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Subject: Re: Some questions about kernel tailoring
From: dfsd df <tomcs163@yahoo.com.cn>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 09:08:39 +0800 (CST)
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Sorry, I used YAHOO web e-mail.I'm not familiar with
it.and I have set the edit mode to plain text. Pls
help me to check whether the e-mail is still on HTML,
thanks!

Now, I have 4M flash memory and 8M SDRAM can use.any
suggestion?

Thanks again!

--- Stuart Longland <stuartl@longlandclan.hopto.org>
wrote:
> dfsd df wrote:
> > Thanks again!
> 
> BTW: Your mail client has just switched back to its
> fixation on HTML.
> Could you please have a close look at the settings
> and disable HTML mail
> composition?  (at least for this email
> address/domain)
> 
> > Because of the limitation of memory, I don't want
> to use YAMON.
> > Using gzip -9, I can get a kernel more small than
> the kernel made by
> > "make zImage".
> > So I want to write a very simple bootloader and
> make a self-decompressed
> > kernel.
> 
> AFAIK the bootloader is only resident during the
> initial bootup, and is
> normally gone by the time userland kicks in.  (Think
> about it -- what's
>  the point in it sticking around, its job is done
> ;-)
> 
> If you've got at least 8MB RAM you should be okay. 
> (And lets face it --
> Linux on 4MB *IS NOT PRETTY* -- Been there, done
> that)  How much RAM are
> you working with?
> -- 
>
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