Re: "System is too big" error

John Wyszynski (
Thu, 27 Feb 1997 14:01:40 -0500

Try making "bzImage". It is documented in the README file at the top of
the source tree.


> Sorry if this one has beed asked a hundred times, but I couldn't find
> anything on it:-( I was trying to build 2.1.27 and got a message that
> the kernel was "too big". I this a hard limit forced by something or is
> there a way to have bigger kernels?
> Boot sector 512 bytes.
> Setup is 1348 bytes.
> System is 518 kB
> System is too big