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Re: Bug#43058: bootdisk: root.bin gzipped on CDs.

Ok, I might have been premature refiling this...

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:
> Historically, the root.bin file _is_ compressed, even thought the .gz
> extension is not included in the file name.

Yes, I know that.  I misread the user, I think.

> > Usually the kernel knows about gzipped filesystem but why doesn't it work
> > with loadlin ?

> My experience is that this has always worked in the past. I've never been
> clear whether the loader or the kernel was the responsible party for the
> uncompression. (memory says the message about uncompressing come after the
> loading kernel message, but that doesn't really indicate who might be
> doing the unzipping)
> The simple check would be to put an older kernel on the image and see if
> that works. If it doesn't that would indicate loadlin is the location of
> the problem.

Patrik, the file wasn't shipped as root.bin.gz, was it?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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