Re: bzImage vs zImage

Hans Lermen (
Wed, 25 Sep 1996 20:23:41 +0200

On Wed, 25 Sep 1996, Agus Budy Wuysang wrote:

> What is the difference between these 2 kernel images?

zImage has a (compressed) size limit of 512K and is loaded below 576K,
bzImage (the 'b' stands for 'big') can be 1M and is loaded above 1M.