[LinuxBIOS] problem with compressed rom stream

yhlu yinghailu at gmail.com
Thu May 18 06:42:57 CEST 2006

which address for the final VSA code in RAM? under 1M?
you need execute the VSA code in hardwaremain or main in auto.c?

rom_stream need to create one ilen and get that via &ilen from unrv2b(, &ilen).


On 5/17/06, Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> wrote:
> yhlu wrote:
> > need to share nrv2b with CAR copy_and_run.c to uncompress
> > linuxbios_ram.nrb from rom to ram.
> ok. But we can still do this in a different way.
> The reason is that I might want to use the unrv2b function even when I
> am not using compressed rom streams. The reason is that I will be nrv2b
> compressing the VSA object code on the OLPC. So that function can't be
> static. how do we handle this?
> >
> > I also use that to uncompress code from rom to cache in AP.
> >
> > You need to print out ilen, in case someone try to compress zelf. that
> > will produce one more big output instead.
> the problem is there is no ilen defined in the rom_stream.c code.
> So you need to either create that variable or taek it out of the
> printk_debug (which I did).
> thanks
> ron

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