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SubjectRe: Where does 'vmlinuz' come from?
On old Unix systems the kernel was named VMUNIZ, and so the first linux
systems used vmlinuz, and that came into tradition


On Wed, 12 Dec 2001, J Sloan wrote:

> Pozsar Balazs wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > This is not a bugreport, but a simple question: :)
> > where does the term vmlinuz come from?
>
> compressed vmlinux = vmlinux.z -> vmlinuz?
>
> cu
>
> jjs
>
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