How could I reduce kernel’s binary size as small as distribution’s size

The basic steps to compile kernel and modules are similar to following. make modules && make bzImage && make modules_install && make install It will install the kernel related files into the proper location after compile modules and kernel. But maybe you could be surprised by the final binaries size. Sometimes, it shows more than… Continue reading How could I reduce kernel’s binary size as small as distribution’s size

Configuring a Bridge Interface for the KVM-based virtual machines

If you are going to run virtualized host as a web server or some services for the clients, the systems should be accessible from the outside. Unfortunately, the default network configuration in KVM is NAT (Network Address Translation). It is good for some VMs who will co-work with other VMs, but for the server, it… Continue reading Configuring a Bridge Interface for the KVM-based virtual machines