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    SubjectRe: 2.2.0-final
    Hi Riley,

    Riley Williams wrote:
    > Hi Tom.
    > >> 1. If I compile a 2.2.0-pre9 kernel with "make bzImage", the
    > >> resulting kernel does NOT boot up on my Toshiba laptop - it
    > >> just reports "Out of memory, system halted". Compiling a
    > >> 2.0.36 kernel with "make bzImage" results in one that DOES
    > >> boot up, and runs quite happily...
    > > Interesting - I saw this happen on my Toshiba laptop with -pre6 so
    > > I switched to zImage and got it working. Once I had a working
    > > zImage, I made a bzImage with the same .conf and that one worked.
    > > I'm now running -pre9 bzImage with no problems.
    > Having read that last night, I went home and used "make zImage" and
    > "make bzImage" on the configuration that "make zImage" worked on on
    > the said laptop, copied them both over to the laptop, made entries in
    > /etc/lilo.conf for both of them, then tried them both out...
    > Once again, the zImage version worked, and the bzImage version didn't,
    > so there's definately something here - and, since they're both built
    > from the same configuration file...
    > Mind if I ask a couple of questions:
    > 1. How much RAM do you have, Tom?

    32 MB.
    > 2. Is there a minimum RAM size for bzImage to work?

    Don't know.


    Tom Eastep
    Compaq Computer Corporation
    Enterprise Computing Group
    Tandem Division
    org:Compaq Computer Corporation;Tandem Division
    fn:Tom Eastep
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