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Subject{b,}zImage - non-x86 (was Re: bzImage and zImage)
On Sun, 28 Jun 1998 linker@nightshade.ml.org wrote:

> On Sat, 27 Jun 1998, Phil Rosenthal wrote:
>
> > what exactely is the difference between bzImage and zImage?
>
> bzImage allows kernels bigger then 512k (a very real situation when you
> have both SMP and SCSI). zImage did not allow this.
>
> bzImage requires newer versions of the various loaders.

How does this relate to loaders for non-x86 architectures? For instance, I
have recently switched to Alpha and am building with "make boot" (based on
perusal of the Makefile; I can find no documentation).

thanks,
-bp
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B. James Phillippe <bryan@terran.org>
Linux Software Engineer, WGT Inc.
http://earth.terran.org/~bryan


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