Re: OFFTOPIC: Re: bzip2 for kernel dists?

linux kernel account (
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 01:13:09 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 14 Dec 1997, AndroSyn wrote:

> While on the topic of using bzip2 why doesn't somebody
> write bzip2 support for compressed kernel images. I don't
> know enough about kernel internals to do it myself. But if
> nobody wants to do it, I'll hack away....
> Laters,
> Aaron

EEEK NOOOOOO!!!!!!! IEEEEEE!!!!!!!! RUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I like booting durning my lifetime!
I also like booting on a computer with 4megs of ram..
Bzip needs termendous amount of ram to decompress in...