What is /boot/kernel/*.symbols?

Pete French petefrench at ticketswitch.com
Mon Jul 6 08:53:47 UTC 2009

> > 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
> > a filesystem:
> >
> > $ du -hs /boot/kernel*
> > 122M  /boot/kernel
> atom# du -hs /boot/kernel*
> 205M    /boot/kernel

i386:	127 meg
amd64:	208 meg

those are machines built from identical source, only differeing in
the architecture. unless you are constrained to using i386 for some
reason then 512 meg is going to be a bit small.


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