[OLPC-devel] Re: AMD Geode GX framebuffer: support OLPC

Stefan Reinauer stepan at coresystems.de
Mon Aug 21 13:06:23 EDT 2006

* Jordan Crouse <jordan.crouse at amd.com> [060821 16:41]:
> > If we really move to a (compressed) vmlinux image instead of
> > bzImage, that problem should disappear as a side effect because no
> > 16bit code is called. 
> It seems to me that would be a bad thing - we need some of the information 
> processed in arch/i386/boot/.   If vmlinux omits that code, then I think
> we're stuck using the bzImage.

What kind of information is this?

I'd be surprised since we've booting kernels like this for a while
without noticing problems. 

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