size of kernel after gcc4.2 upgrade

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Sat May 26 14:39:59 UTC 2007

Stefan Ehmann wrote:

> Yes, but Ivan said he used default flags. So I think in his case the symbol 
> files are mainly responsible for the 106MB vs 26MB.

Yes, symbol files are 76 MB, leaving 31 MB for the kernel+modules.
That's not so bad.

Can anyone comment about will the symbols be useful in production
kernels, for better backtraces?

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