Re: prune the images?

jestabro@amt.tay1.dec.com
Tue, 26 Nov 1996 18:13:33 -0500

>>> Przemek Klosowski said:
>
> Holy cow: 9.1 MB /vmunix (THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE A MICROKERNEL!!???)
> If this is the price for a unified kernel, I am not sure it is a good idea
> :^)

Um, I was thinking it was over 11Mb, last time I looked... :-(

Actually, it's not the platform (CPU) support code that's so big;
"genvmunix" has one (or more) of *every* controller and device DEC
supports under DU. That includes all the TurboChannel devices,
as well as PCI, ISA and EISA...

--Jay++

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