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    SubjectRe: PATCH/RFC: bzImage payload as compressed ELF file.

    * Ian Campbell <> wrote:

    > Hi Peter,
    > This patch switches the payload of a bzImage file to be in compressed
    > ELF format. There are several rough edges which need to be addressed
    > before it could go any further but I'd be interested to hear your
    > opinion of the general approach before I spend time cleaning it up.
    > I'm mainly interested in something along these lines to allow the Xen
    > bootloader to load a bzImage so that distros don't have to maintain
    > two kernel packages with the same basic bits in different file
    > formats, I think it would probably be of use to the kexec and/or
    > lguest folks too.

    this looks quite interesting to me. Peter, what do you think?


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