Re: PATCH Re: "System is too big" error

Mark H. Wood (mwood@mhw.OIT.IUPUI.EDU)
Fri, 28 Feb 1997 16:50:35 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 28 Feb 1997, Robert de Bath wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Feb 1997, Cameron MacKinnon wrote:
> > Note the correct way to address innocents' questions: An answer AND an
> > appropriate patch to prevent further instances of the question.
> >
> > Don: Read Documentation/Changes in the kernel source tree and try "make
> > bzImage" instead of "make zImage".
> >
> Just a thought on this, is there now any reason zImage shouldn't be an
> alias for bzImage. The old zImage could become lzImage (lowzImage) just
> in case somebody still really needs it.

Actually I've been wondering why anybody needs bzImage, since I've never
built a kernel that comes anywhere close to the size limit for zImage.

Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer MWOOD@INDYVAX.IUPUI.EDU
Those who will not learn from history are doomed to reimplement it.