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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Compressed ia32 ELF file generation for loading by Gujin 1/3
Vivek Goyal wrote:
> I don't know much about Gujin, but advantage here seems to be that it has
> capability to load elf files and that's why the attempt to turn kernel binary
> into a compressed elf image. Why don't we then simply add an ELF header to
> bzImage and Gujin and any ELF loader including Gujin, should be able to load
> it? (As Eric had done in one of the implementations in the past?) Why to
> create the new infrastructure?

Well, Gujin wants additional code too.

Putting an ELF header on bzImage broke some bootloaders (GRUB, I
believe), so that's not going to happen again. See the relocatable
bzImage thread...


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