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Re: Kernel 2.6.7 modules vs FC2 kernel module file size differences



Am Sa, den 26.06.2004 schrieb Ow Mun Heng um 3:44:

> 	I have a question here on the sizes of the modules.
> 
> eg: for the default FC2's kernel (2.6.6-1.435) vs the new vanilla
> kernel.org's 2.6.7 kernel
> 
> ls -lgGh /lib/modules/2.6.6-1.435/kernel/fs/nls
> -rwxr--r--  1 2.9K Jun 14 07:04 nls_koi8-ru.ko
> -rwxr--r--  1 6.2K Jun 14 07:04 nls_koi8-u.ko
> -rwxr--r--  1 2.8K Jun 14 07:04 nls_utf8.ko
> 
> ls -lgGh /lib/modules/2.6.7-2.jun25/kernel/fs/nls
> -rw-r--r--  1 101K Jun 25 16:54 nls_koi8-ru.ko
> -rw-r--r--  1 105K Jun 25 16:54 nls_koi8-u.ko
> -rw-r--r--  1 101K Jun 25 16:54 nls_utf8.ko
> 
> This causes my modules directory to be a whopping 300MB in size. using
> redhat's supplied config file still gives me that. What's happening?

Dave Jones explained that here recently: your custom compiled modules contain debug code
while the modules of the default Fedora kernel are stripped.

Alexander


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