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

On 26-Sep-2001 Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> 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.

ok, I see.

>> 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.

you mean I should not use arch/ppc/boot/zvmlinux for a bootdisk? That's a very
interesting information since I always used this one :) and that's probably why
it never worked. I suppose the right one is arch/ppc/coffboot/vmlinux.coff .
thanks a lot for this info.

If you know more about making a bootable cd with that all, it will be great

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

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