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



On Sat, 2004-06-26 at 11:48, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
> Am Sa, den 26.06.2004 schrieb Sanjeev Das um 20:31:
> 
> [ reordered due to top-posting ]
> 
> > >> 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.
> 
> > Is there a way to custom compile without the debug code?
> 

> Yes, when configuring your kernel setup by editing the .config disable debug.
Yeah.. Just found it. 
I was wondering what was happening since I was using redhat's .config
file and stripping things out.

> 
> Dave Jones @redhat.com:
> 
> "The ones from the rpm have their debug info stripped and put into the aptly named 'debuginfo' rpm.
> When you compile it yourself, it leaves this info in the file.
> 
> If you don't care about it you can unset CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO and it won't
> generate it.
> 
>         Dave"
> 
> From thread: Size problem compiling kernel modules; 2004/07/06
> 
> You could have researched that yourself. Next time please.

I missed that in my searches. Sorry.

and Thanks.



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