Re: Huge initrd

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On 03/17/2010 10:50 PM, Rick Stevens wrote:
> On 3/17/10 11:13 AM, Aioanei Rares wrote:
>    
>> I compile my own vanilla kernels for testing and I noticed that the
>> initrd of those kernels is huge as you will see in a moment[1]. The
>> .config is a copy of Fedora's with only two modifications (append
>> version and CPU family). The method of compiling is a classic make
>> oldconfig; make all; make modules_install; make install. Why is my
>> initrd so big? Thanks.
>>
>> [1]
>> ls -alh /boot | grep initr
>> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  11M 2010-03-17 14:18
>> initramfs-2.6.31.5-127.fc12.x86_64.img
>> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  12M 2010-03-17 15:34
>> initramfs-2.6.32.9-70.fc12.x86_64.img
>> -rw-r--r--  1 root root  94M 2010-03-17 19:36
>> initramfs-2.6.34-rc1-00997-ga3d3203.img
>>
>>
>>      
> The default configs turn on debug info in the kernel and modules:
>
> 	CONFIG_DEBUG_BUGVERBOSE=y
> 	CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO=y
>
> so you're getting a TON of labels and such in the modules.
>
>
>    
Thanks . :-)
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