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From: Tom Rini <trini@kernel.crashing.org>
To: Bernardo Innocenti <bernie@develer.com>
Cc: Willy Tarreau <willy@w.ods.org>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	uClinux development list <uclinux-dev@uclinux.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 08:35:27 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030730153527.GB27214@ip68-0-152-218.tc.ph.cox.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200307300449.37692.bernie@develer.com>

On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 04:49:37AM +0200, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 July 2003 00:29, Tom Rini wrote:
> 
> > > Some of the bigger 2.6 additions cannot be configured out.
> > > I wish sysfs and the different I/O schedulers could be removed.
> > >
> > > There are probably many other things mostly useless for embedded
> > > systems that I'm not aware of.
> >
> > Well, from Pat's talk at OLS, it seems like sysfs would be an important
> > part of 'sleep', which is something at least some embedded systems care
> > about.
> 
> I tried stripping sysfs away. I just saved 7KB and got a kernel that
> couldn't boot because root device translation depends on sysfs ;-)

Now that someone has gone down the path (and, thanks for doing it), we
know how much is saved and what needs to be done to get it to work.
Lets just hope it doesn't grow that much more.

> > ... not that 2.6 doesn't need some good pruning options now, but maybe
> > CONFIG_EMBEDDED isn't the right place to put them all.
> 
> In the long term the embedded menu would get cluttered with all kinds
> of disparate options... I don't think I would like it.

Certainly.  I hope to have more time to get the tweaks patch I talked
about in one of the CONFIG_TINY threads a bit further along (1
dependancy left to get right) and at least get some discussion going on
it, but not now.

-- 
Tom Rini
http://gate.crashing.org/~trini/

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-30 15:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-23 18:46 Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 19:14 ` Richard B. Johnson
2003-07-23 20:07   ` David S. Miller
2003-07-23 21:47     ` Randy.Dunlap
2003-07-23 19:32 ` [uClinux-dev] " Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 20:11   ` David S. Miller
2003-07-23 20:15     ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 20:22       ` David S. Miller
2003-07-23 20:27         ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-23 22:35           ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase - get_current()? Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 22:37             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-23 23:00               ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-24  5:06                 ` David McCullough
2003-07-24 11:28                   ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 12:04                     ` David McCullough
2003-07-24 14:48                       ` Alan Cox
2003-07-25 18:25                       ` bill davidsen
2003-07-24 15:30                     ` Hollis Blanchard
2003-07-24 19:37                       ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 19:51                         ` Hollis Blanchard
2003-07-24 21:20                           ` J.A. Magallon
2003-07-25  4:22                             ` Otto Solares
2003-07-25 14:38                               ` Hollis Blanchard
2003-07-28  3:19                                 ` Miles Bader
2003-07-28  8:14                                   ` Ihar "Philips" Filipau
2003-07-28  8:58                                     ` Miles Bader
2003-07-28  9:03                                       ` Ihar "Philips" Filipau
2003-07-23 21:57   ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 22:07     ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-23 22:27       ` Willy Tarreau
2003-07-23 22:34         ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 20:27         ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-25 15:46           ` Christoph Hellwig
2003-07-25 23:55             ` [PATCH] Make I/O schedulers optional (Was: Re: Kernel 2.6 size increase) Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-26  8:17               ` Andrew Morton
2003-07-26 12:40                 ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-26 14:07                   ` Jens Axboe
2003-07-26 23:42                     ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-26 23:41                       ` Jens Axboe
2003-07-28 17:13             ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase Nicolas Pitre
2003-07-28 23:02               ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-29  2:36                 ` Miles Bader
2003-08-08 13:25                 ` [uClinux-dev] " David Woodhouse
2003-08-08 14:37                   ` Bernardo Innocenti
2003-08-08 14:43                     ` David Woodhouse
2003-07-25 18:16           ` bill davidsen
2003-07-29 22:29           ` Tom Rini
2003-07-29 22:48             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-29 23:06               ` Tom Rini
2003-07-30  2:07                 ` Miles Bader
2003-07-30 15:33                   ` Tom Rini
2003-07-31  1:49                     ` Miles Bader
2003-07-31  4:17                       ` Tom Rini
2003-07-31  5:03                         ` Miles Bader
2003-07-31 15:24                           ` Tom Rini
2003-07-30  2:49             ` [uClinux-dev] " Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-30 15:35               ` Tom Rini [this message]
2003-07-30 16:45                 ` [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase (PATCH) Bernardo Innocenti
2003-07-25 20:42 [uClinux-dev] Kernel 2.6 size increase John Bradford

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