Re: The end of embedded Linux?

From: Eric W. Biederman (
Date: Sun Oct 13 2002 - 11:30:16 EST

Alan Cox <> writes:

> On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 08:37, Alexander Kellett wrote:
> > This talk of adeos reminds me of something that i'd
> > "dreamed" of a while back. Whats the feasability of
> > having a 70kb kernel that barely even provides support
> > for user space apps and is basically just an hardware
> > abstraction layer for "applications" that can be
> > written as kernel modules?
> Its called FreeDOS,

A 70KB kernel without device drivers, or anything much compiled
in is a reasonable target. The whole "applications as modules"
thing is an entirely different animal.

The initial complaint about the size growth of the
Anything is better that 200+KB compressed as a minimal size.

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