[coreboot] LZMA magic number
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Sat Jan 26 02:18:39 CET 2008
On 25.01.2008 18:58, Peter Stuge wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 10:55:24AM -0700, Myles Watson wrote:
>> I accidentally used an uncompressed payload with v2 when it
>> expected a compressed payload, and it gave me the message:
>> Decoder scratchpad too small!!
>> Decoding error = 1
> I got this too.
>> I think it would be nicer to have an error like:
>> Payload not compressed with lzma!
> And we can check it already at build time.
LZMA compressed payloads to not have a magic number, all you can do is
check if the header parameters are in a reasonable range. Sorry.
This problem fortunately does not exist in v3 because LAR does the
compression itself and notes the compression type in th header.
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