[En-Nut-Discussion] Ethernut 2.1, httpd-app: size of the .hex-file

Harald Kipp harald.kipp at egnite.de
Mon Feb 6 12:06:56 CET 2012

Hi Markus,

On 06.02.2012 11:12, Markus Dost wrote:
> I configured the OS for the board with an ATmega128 and compiled the  
> httpd-app. The building worked fine, but the size of the .hex-file is  
> about 260 KB. This is too large for program memory of the controller,  
> so I wonder whether this is a normal code size or something went wrong.

The hex file contains ASCII format, each byte is coded in two ASCII


Therefore, it is at least twice as large as the binary code. In
addition, the hex file contains addresses, checksums, CR/LF and more.

How large is httpserv.bin? This file contains the pure flash image.



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