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Re: .config for boot-floppy-hfs.img

On Wed, Sep 26, 2001 at 02:39:44PM +0200, damsnet@free.fr wrote:
> no I forgot, I am going to try with it. But why the kernel which is in the
> kernel-image-2.2.19-pmac package has a size of 2.7Mo, and the kernel I
> generate from its .config has a size of 1Mo?

That's not right.  Are you using the same kernel type?  The 2.7Mb one is
'vmlinux', at the top of the build directory, not a compressed image.

> And an other question, what is the difference between a vmlinux kernel and a
> vmlinux.coff kernel?

COFF is another bootable format.  It's what the floppies need.  It'll
appear under arch/ppc/ after you build.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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