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SubjectRe: zImage now holds vmlinux, System.map and config in sections. (fwd)
Russell King wrote:
>>
>>Isn't that what "strip" is for?
>
> zImage on ARM is a binary blob without any formatting. The first
> instruction to be executed is at the start of the file. Perfect
> for loading directly into flash or RAM via whatever boot loader
> or debugger you choose.
>

Well, then it doesn't have sections. As far as I could see the original
post only applied to architectures for which zImage is an ELF binary.

Similarly, this will not exist on x86/x86-64 where the (b)zImage is
mostly a binary blob.

-hpa

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