[coreboot] [PATCH] mkelfImage: set kernel_alignment so 2.6.31+work

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Wed Oct 6 07:43:19 CEST 2010

Peter Stuge <peter at stuge.se> writes:

> Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>> >> At the moment I want to mandate a bzImage for x86, but I'm not
>> >> certain if that is practical the way we build images for coreboot.
> ..
>> I think I need to ensure that linux builds a bImage.  So that you
>> can have an uncompress bzImage.  For this embedded case.
> bImage would help make mkelfImage's life easier staying forward
> compatible?

Wow.  This project got paged out :(

Always working with a bzImage format would help with being compatible.
Having an uncompressed kernel aka a bImage in that format would help
having a smaller total size, by not needing to have a decompressor
in both the kernel image and in coreboot.


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