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SubjectRe: bzip2 compression of kernel or initial ramdisk?
On Thu, 28 May 1998, Adam J. Richter wrote:

> In an effort to cram more bits into a boot floppy, I am
> contemplating bzip2 compression for the initial ramdisk or
> kernel. If either of these changes are already available
> somewhere, I would appreciate a pointer, so that I can avoid
> reinventing the wheel.

AFAIK, such a thing doesn't exist. It'd be very nice to have bzip2'd kernel
and initial ramdisk - boot floppies are extremely short in space...

Please, get me informed about your progress and findings...

Serguei Koubouchine aka the Tamer < > The impossible we do immediately.
e-mail: SK320-RIPE < > Miracles require 24-hour notice.

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