What is /boot/kernel/*.symbols?
dimitry at andric.com
Mon Jul 6 08:34:45 UTC 2009
On 2009-07-06 09:42, Patrick M. Hausen wrote:
>> #define ROOT_DEFAULT_SIZE 512
> IMHO it is not. If you install a kernel with *.symbols present
> twice (i.e. kernel and kernel.old contain symbol files), your
> root partition will be > 95% full.
I'm not sure how you arrive at this number; even with -CURRENT (on i386,
with all debug symbols), I could store about 4 complete kernels on such
$ du -hs /boot/kernel*
All other files on my root filesystem use up an additional ~25 MiB, so
in practice, it would be limited to 3 kernels, with more than enough
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