[OLPC-devel] mkelfImage woes
Ronald G Minnich
rminnich at lanl.gov
Tue Aug 1 09:27:25 EDT 2006
Carl-Daniel U. Hailfinger wrote:
> bzImage is 17904 bytes bigger than vmlinux.bin.gz for no apparent gain in our case. Bad.
> olpc-payload.elf is 17276 bytes bigger than bzImage and initrd combined. I have no idea why (except maybe decompression code).
it's the elfimage support code.
Also, note, I am no longer sure what, if anything, mkelfimage strips out
of bzimage before using it.
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