newly compiled kernel > 100MB

Bob Nielsen nielsen at
Sun Jun 26 15:15:02 UTC 2005

On Sun, Jun 26, 2005 at 11:17:57AM +0200, S. Donig wrote:
> Hi list,
> I bet it's stupid mistake. But compiling my kernels recently with
> make-kpkg and creating an initrd I get *.debs larger 100 MB. I tried
> plain vanillas just as Ubuntu's 6.12 sources. No immediately apparent
> error-message during compile. 
> Any idea highly welcome.

No ideas, but I have compiled 2.6.12 three times (make-kpkg --initrd) 
and the resultant .debs are between 17 and 19 MB.  

Did you enable everything in .config?

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