Re: Problem: installing hamm on laptop
On Sat, Nov 21, 1998 at 11:55:23AM +1100, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.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.
Fair enough. Thanks for the explanation.
I wonder if we could build a disk with zImage and no SCSI drivers as well?
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