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compressed sparc kernels?

On Sun, Jun 10, 2001 at 04:44:46PM -0400, Ben Collins wrote:
> FYI, on sparc/ultrasparc, there is no "make bzimage". If you don't use
> the .deb creation, you just run make, gzip the vmlinux, and move it to
> /boot/ along with the System.map. Afterwhich run "make modules_install".

I was under the impression that, since there is no kernel size
restriction for sparc, I don't need to compress the kernel.


Are there any advantages (besides the obvious speed/size tradeoff) to
kernel compression?

Jason Smith
Linux and Unix
University of Texas ECE-LRC

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