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Re: Problem: installing hamm on laptop

Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
> (I feel like a broken record.) I do not understand why we build our
> default kernels as bzImage. We build everything possible as modules,
> so the kernel isn't very big. It will work fine as a zImage. There are
> machines will not boot bzImages (my Toshiba Satellite notebook,
> and even my clone desktop won't boot them reliably). Are there machines
> that won't build zImages? Not that I've ever heard.

Our kernel is nearly 700K mostly thanks to the SCSI drivers.  So zImages are
out of the question unless someone gives us a working initrd configuration.

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