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Re: Kernel compiled (I think), how to do next step ?

On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 02:36:52PM -0500, Vinod Kurup wrote:
> Actually you don't need either zImage or bzImage. Those are compressed images 
> which are needed on the PC platforms, but not on PPC. Instead, do:

this is not quite true.  bzImage is indeed specific to x86 hardware to
work around its deficiencies.  zImage is quite valid and useful on
powerpc hardware, it usually creates a .coff format kernel image which
is directly bootable by OpenFirmware on oldworld powermacs.  other
non-apple powerpc hardware uses other format kernels created by
zImage.  (mostly varients of coff) 

vmlinux is simply the most commonly used format for Power*Macs* 

Ethan Benson

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