kernel replacement in installation media

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Sat Sep 11 04:58:24 UTC 2010

On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 10:56 PM, Jason C. Wells <jcw at> wrote
> I do believe you can omit the *.symbols files.  I plan to try it myself.
>  Would someone please confirm this?

Yes you can remove them safely.

> And you might look at resurrecting the picobsd method of crunching binaries
> into one single statically linked binary with hard links of differing file
> names if you want to get really small.  I used to do this when compactflash
> was only 128MiB.


Adam Vande More

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