[LinuxBIOS] selection of compression algorithm
yinghailu at gmail.com
Mon May 22 12:22:46 CEST 2006
in crt0.s, and it is used to uncompress linuxbios_ram when using romcc.
On 5/22/06, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> * Ronald G Minnich <rminnich at lanl.gov> [060522 07:22]:
> > It's fine with me. As i said, I had a gzip decompressor in early
> > linuxbios, and we can look at getting it back. I just stole the one from
> > the kernel. nrv2b is nice, I understand, for the romcc section where you
> > don't have many variables to play with, but it's been so long since I
> > looked at the gunzip code that I have no idea if this is true.
> We never actually compile nrv2b with romcc, do we? At the point we run
> nrv2b ram has to be enabled anyways - we uncompress the code somewhere.
> So our limits are far bigger than that.
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