Kernel size

nick ashkar at
Mon Mar 25 16:54:49 PST 2002

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 17:24:59 +0100
Benjamin Schindler <config at> wrote:

> Hey, I am just wondering:
> What is a normal size of a Kernel? I know that this is depending on the 
> options you select. But just for a rule of thumb...
> Mine is ~980Kb large (the size of the kernel image). Is this large or is 
> this small?

i generally manage to stay fairly consistantly around 800K, but i always use modules for video, snd, and modem, so that probably helps keep the size down.

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