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    SubjectRe: Booting uncompressed kernel image on i386?
    Ondrej Zary wrote:
    > Nobody answered, time to look at the code :-)
    > The attached patch is a quick hack so "make" will create uncompressed
    > kernel that can be booted in regular way.

    > --- linux-2.6.12-printserver/arch/i386/boot/compressed/misc.c 2005-06-17 21:48:29.000000000 +0200
    > +++ linux-2.6.12-pentium/arch/i386/boot/compressed/misc.c 2005-07-01 23:34:55.000000000 +0200
    > @@ -374,7 +374,15 @@
    >
    > makecrc();
    > putstr("Uncompressing Linux... ");

    Would it not make sense to remove the above line? You're not actually
    uncompressing anything.

    > - gunzip();
    > + int i;
    > + for (i = 0; i < input_len / WSIZE; i++) {
    > + memcpy(window, input_data+i*WSIZE, WSIZE);
    > + outcnt = WSIZE;
    > + flush_window();
    > + }
    > + memcpy(window, input_data+i*WSIZE, input_len % WSIZE);
    > + outcnt = input_len % WSIZE;
    > + flush_window();
    > putstr("Ok, booting the kernel.\n");
    > if (high_loaded) close_output_buffer_if_we_run_high(mv);
    > return high_loaded;

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