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SubjectRe: bzImage ~ 900K with i386 test11-pre2
On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 03:27:36AM -0800, Max Inux wrote:
> >gzip, actually. I can verify here "make bzImage" does the expected thing
> >and it looks normal-sized to me.
>
> I believe there is zImage (gzip) and bzImage (bzip2). (Or is it compress
> vs gzip, but then why bzImage vs gzImage?)

IMHO bzImage means something like 'big zImage', it uses the same compression
but a different loader. IIRC bzImage became necessary when the (uncompressed)
kernel grew above 1MB.

Jan

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