[LinuxBIOS] selection of compression algorithm

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Tue May 23 19:49:20 CEST 2006

Ronald G Minnich wrote:
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:
>> Lu, Yinghai wrote:
>>> Copy_and_run is used by CAR and included in cache_as_ram_auto.c and
>>> compiled with gcc. That should be changed to use lzma easily.
>>> CONFIG_COMPRESSED_ROM_STREAM is used for pay load. --- stream_init will
>>> do the uncompressed. ( stream_init is in ram)
>>> CONFIG_COMPRESS is for linuxbios_ram.rom --- copy_and_run will do the
>>> uncompress. ( copy_and_run is ROM, and used ram as stack and local
>>> variable)
>> Patch attached to clear up the naming confusion. Applies on top of my
>> older patch.
>> Please apply.
> this has passed the abuild regression test and works on at least one 
> platform, right?

I have no platform on which LinuxBIOS runs on, but it caused no regression
in abuild. (But a lot of targets do not seem to compile at all, even without
my patch. Does this depend on the gcc version? I have gcc 3.3.5)


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