Hi, firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > why do we need anything other than vmlinuz. Why can't the whole > thing be a large singular blob :-) Because nowadays, that blob would be so large that most bootloaders and many systems would choke on it. Regards, Jens. -- J'qbpbe, le m'en fquz pe j'qbpbe! Le veux aimeb et mqubib panz je pézqbpbe je djuz tqtaj!