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I compiled kernel with instructions from here and ended up with a kernel size of 265M. What did I do wrong? Even the initrd image is 50M.

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migrated from Jul 29 '10 at 12:54

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Are you sure you have not slipped a digit. Why not post the contents of

ls -lh /boot

My guess is that you have compiled a monolithic kernel and not used modules at all if the size is right.

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oh god I'm stupid, I was looking at the .deb package which contained all the modules. – JtR Jul 24 '09 at 11:16
BTW James, ls -lh would be better for ls's that support it... – dmckee Jul 24 '09 at 12:58
I have edited that dmckee – James Jul 24 '09 at 13:07

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