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[ale] Re: zImages and such



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Dave Wreski wrote:
<BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=CITE>Hi all.  I had a few questions about kernel
images I hoped someone could
<BR>help me with..

<P>If zImage represents a compressed kernel image, what is bzImage? 
Why
<BR>not just always use bzImage?

<P>When would a vmlinux file be used for something?

<P>Thanks,
<BR>Dave</BLOCKQUOTE>
I don't know about the zImage vs. bzImage, except I think the zImage
uses lesscompression and loads faster as a result.

<P>vmlinux is just a name you use for the image.  I use vmlinuz, vm.test
and vm.stable
<BR>when I'm messing with different kernels
<BR> 
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