[coreboot] Ram disk and compressed kernel...

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Tue Jun 30 13:28:17 CEST 2009

On Tue, 30 Jun 2009 00:47:38 -0700, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 12:43 AM, Rick Ant<rick_077 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Guys,
>> Sorry about the 512Kbytes questions, i'm interested with this matter...
>> Anybody has an experience on how to use coreboot and RAMdisk ?
>> my idea is
>> coreboot is running for the first time creating ramdisk, alike with
> liveCD
>> for linux then copy the kernel to ramdisk, i saw a system with 256Kbytes
>> running X-server, i'm sure it's using RAMdisk...or maybe other method ?
Wow, 256k I would be very interested in this source as well. There must be
some new kind of compression/decompression that we have never heard of that
can squish several mb's down to several k's. This would be the best
invention since sliced bread :-)

Joseph Smith

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