Re: general kernel question
Date sent: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 16:57:59 -0500
From: Erik van Roode <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: general kernel question
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> At 10:32 PM 2/16/01 +0100, c-3 wrote:
> >I just wondered why the kernel is always compressed. Couldn't you
> >save boot time, if it's not???
> Depends on the speed of the medium from which you read the kernel,
> and the speed of the processor.
> If the processor can decompress faster than the medium can read, it makes
> sense to compress the image.
And is there a way to compile a non compressed kernel image?