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    SubjectRe: OFFTOPIC: Re: bzip2 for kernel dists?
    Followup to:  <>
    By author: AndroSyn <>
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    > While on the topic of using bzip2 why doesn't somebody
    > write bzip2 support for compressed kernel images. I don't
    > know enough about kernel internals to do it myself. But if
    > nobody wants to do it, I'll hack away....

    Probably a bad idea; bzip2 takes a lot of memory to decompress, which
    *really* isn't what you want for booting a low-memory system...

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