Re: Debian on Cobalt Qube
On Sun, 16 Jun 2002 21:59, Adam Heath wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Jun 2002, Russell Coker wrote:
> > The kernel patch package I produced hacks the arch/i386/kernel/Makefile
> > to produce a gzip compressed vmlinux file instead of a regular bzImage.
> > This is because the Qube BIOS is unable to load a bzImage format kernel.
> bzImage is gzip compressed. bzImage just means the zImage can be larger,
> hence b for bigger.
I know that.
However a Qube needs a vmlinux file that's compressed by "gzip -9 vmlinux"
which is quite different to a zImage or bzImage file. I changed the relevant
makefile so that you can use make-kpkg to generate packages for the Qube.
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