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SubjectRe: Where does 'vmlinuz' come from?
Alon Altman schrieb:
>
> On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, J Sloan wrote:
>
> > Pozsar Balazs wrote:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > This is not a bugreport, but a simple question: :)
> > > where does the term vmlinuz come from?
> >
> > compressed vmlinux = vmlinux.z -> vmlinuz?
>
> Yes, but I think he wanted to know where 'vmlinux' came from... what does
> the "vm" stand for? Virtual Memory?
>

Well, I would guess: VM in this context: virtual machine
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