Touch based Dual Boot Menu

Andy Green andy at
Tue Mar 3 11:20:05 CET 2009

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:
| On Tue, 3 Mar 2009 07:09:06 -0300
| Werner Almesberger <werner at> (WA) wrote:
| WA> Petr Vanek wrote:
| WA> > dear kernel boys, is there a minimal _keep_fr_just_alive_ kernel
| WA> > config somewhere? then we only need to add fb and filesystems....
| WA>
| WA> You could try to take out things from gta02_micro_defconfig. E.g.,
| WA> I still have USB and I also left a few things in that were only
| WA> needed to not break some build dependency.
| WA>
| WA> 800 kB sounds like a challenge, though. Maybe backport everything
| WA> to 1.2, then it should fit easily :)
| WA>
| WA> - Werner
| thank you,
| gta02_micro_defconfig i tried, this gives me roughly 908044. I thought
| i am doing something terribly wrong.

The "proposed" branch should get you an even smaller minimal kernel, but
it lacks things like a Glamo driver that make it... not entirely
useful... for boot menu task.

| one more thing, excuse my ignorance: how do you configure kernel?
| make menuconfig always breaks the CONFIG_ARM=y for me... so i end up
| copy/pasting sections from another self make menuconfig .config file.

make ARCH=arm menuconfig

is the way.

- -Andy

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