lilo + big image

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Mon Sep 17 16:00:17 UTC 2001

"Andrew N. Maximov" wrote:
> Hello rtems-users,
> I use PC to run RTEMS and I have problem with boot.
> The length of my image is about 5MB. Gzip`ed image is about 1Mb.
> I want to use LILO to boot my image, but it can't load images more
> than 508Kb.
> How can I boot my image ?

You almost certainly have an executable with debug information.
You need to strip it per the FAQ "Why is my executable so big?" at:

If your executable is really 5MB stripped, I am curious what all
functionality you have. :)

> --
> Best regards,
>  Andrew          ICQ:101436920    mailto:amaximus at

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