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    SubjectRe: PATCH/RFC: bzImage payload as compressed ELF file.
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Ian Campbell <ijc@hellion.org.uk> 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?
    >

    Definitely the right thing, let's just get the rough edges taken care
    of, in particular the CRC32 bit.

    -hpa


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