Re: zImage is different sizes

Pavel Machek (
Sun, 22 Jun 1997 22:25:43 +0200


> Hi all. I'm wondering why multiple compiles of the kernel produce
> different sized zImages, despite using the same options. They differ by
> like +/- 10 bytes. This is all 2.0.30-pre2, if it makes a difference.
> There were no errors during any of the compiles, just warnings in random.c
> and 'needs config but has not included config file' messages...

Your message came twice, each time different size, too ;-)

Seriously speaking - there's some info in kernel, like who compiled
it, whe, # of compilation etc. #of compilation is increased every time
you compile your kernel ;-).

I'm really 	   Pavel
Look at ;-).