Re: Can we get rid of zImage this time?

From: H. Peter Anvin
Date: Tue Jun 12 2007 - 02:14:32 EST

Bruce Ashfield wrote:
> These beasts are still alive and kicking. I boot a handful of
> arm and ppc boards on a frequent basis that are zImage
> only. The kicker is I don't have the bootloader source for
> most of them, so changing to a different image format is
> tough at best.

Sorry, the zImage/bzImage distinction is x86 only. Some other
architectures call their output zImage, but it's a different format

So I was referring specifically to x86.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at