Linked by Tony Bourke on Wed 21st Jan 2004 02:41 UTC
Oracle and SUN A few weeks ago, I stubbed my toe on my old Sun Ultra 5 as it sat there lifeless and unused in my apartment. Once my primary desktop, the envy of my geek friends, and a way to woo the ladies, its glory days have long since passed. As much as I would like to let it live out its days looking sexy and taking up space, I live on the island of Manhattan, where space is a premium. Since I can't charge it rent, I decided I'd better use it or lose it. But what to use it for? What operating system would I run on it? Solaris? What about Linux? FreeBSD? NetBSD? OpenBSD? They all run on the SPARC platform, so I thought why not do a quick review.
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Re: Kernel image too large for SILO
by K. Engel on Wed 21st Jan 2004 18:42 UTC

strip -R .comment -R .note vmlinux
gzip vmlinux

Rename and move as you please. Generally whatever size kernel you have (+4MB) will be around 1.5MB.

SILO has no problem whatsoever dealing with that.