[LinuxBIOS] [OLPC-devel] Re: Not so good news (Was: good news)

Carl-Daniel U. Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Thu Aug 3 08:34:15 CEST 2006

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> > * Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
> >
> > > What we need from you is a way to use nrv2b compressed ELF images as
> > > payload. Please don't say that is impossible.
> >  
> > CONFIG_COMPRESSED_ROM_STREAM does exactly that. 
> > 
> > You need to give it an uncompressed payload since it does compression
> > on its own.
> ARGH! Now that indeed explains things very well.
> Attached is a patch to make LinuxBIOS support precompressed payloads.
> Although the patch modifies targets/olpc/rev_a/Config.1M.lb this has no
> effect on current OLPC buildrom because it checks out an earlier revision
> of LinuxBIOS. So it should be a safe to apply.

And here is the patch to buildrom to make use of the new infrastructure. Please note that it should only be applied AFTER the LinuxBIOS patch in my last mail has been merged upstream.
You may have to change the checked out revision in packages/linuxbios/linuxbios.mk.


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