[coreboot] CoreBoot and Payloads

Piotr Brostovski p.brostovski at levigo.de
Mon Feb 2 20:14:42 CET 2009

Hi ron,

i didn't say it wouldn't be possible.
But - a working gPXE payload offer much more possibilities.

So i hope that it will be somehow possible to re)unite core- and etherboot(gPXE)

ron minnich schrieb:
> On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Piotr Brostovski
> <p.brostovski at levigo.de> wrote:
>> hi,
>> sadly the smallest 2.4.28 bzImage i could build is still around ~670kb big
>> ... too big for a 4MBit bios chip :/
> This is where you need better compression and a tiny kernel. Plus, the
> bzimage includes its own decompressor ... let coreboot decompress the
> payload.
> on olpc we always started from a vmlinux and lzma encoded it.
> ron


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