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Re: investigation of SYSLINUX booting problems

Bruce Perens writes ("Re: investigation of SYSLINUX booting problems "):
> [...]
> I will be looking into the new in-kernel-uncompressing ramdisk
> code - if it works well that will be better than the user-mode uncompressing
> scheme because we won't have to deal with library problems, and the new code
> uses less memory (the old code used the buffer system to buffer an in-memory
> filesystem, thus could use twice as much RAM). The risk factor is that the
> person who wrote this new code did it as his first Linux kernel hack - so I 
> don't know if it's any good yet.

Is there any provision in this code for omitting the kernel in some
sense ?  Or is it not intended for disks containing kernels ?


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