Re: uncompressed image too long?
Ben, which compiler should I be using to compile this beast? egcs64? Or
is there something newer by now?
On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 11:12:30AM -0500, Ben Collins said:
> Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2004 11:12:30 -0500
> From: Ben Collins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Mike Edwards <email@example.com>
> Cc: D Lambrou <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
> Subject: Re: uncompressed image too long?
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> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 10:39:34AM -0500, Mike Edwards wrote:
> > vmlinuz itself is 1821650 bytes, though, so I'm not sure why I'm running
> > into this limit (is the uncompressed image really > 3.5 MB?).
> > Also - would I not run into the same problem if I tried to use the vmlinux
> > image?
> The size of vmlinuz isn't the issue...it's the uncompressed size.
> Doesn't make a difference if it's compressed or not.
> So just do "zcat vmlinuz > vmlinux" and you can see the size.
> > And lastly - I'm using make-kpkg to create a custom kernel package for
> > this. How can I have it use the vmlinux image instead of vmlinuz?
> Latest kernel-package in unstable will use the correct file.
> Debian - http://www.debian.org/
> Linux 1394 - http://www.linux1394.org/
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