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    SubjectRe: bzImage too big to boot???
    On Sunday 24 September 2006 13:29, James Cloos wrote:
    > I don't know whether this is a build-time issue or a grub issue, but
    > I've found that on my (pent-3m) laptop I cannot boot any kernel that
    > is larger than about 2500 K. (2504K boots, 2552K fails.)
    > Past that threshold grub complains: ERR_BAD_FILETYPE.
    > A 2504 K bzImage translates to a 6128 K vmlinux, 2552 K to 6252 K.
    > Should bzImages that large be bootable on x86?

    Yes. I can boot 3MB bzImage with lilo and with linld,
    although lilo seems to have some trouble with initrd
    with kernel images that large.
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