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The wiki is being retired!

Documentation is now handled by the same processes we use for code: Add something to the Documentation/ directory in the coreboot repo, and it will be rendered to Contributions welcome!

This tool is deprecated and the functionality is now a core feature of coreboot, see Payloads for more details

mkelfImage is a utility to create ELF boot images from Linux kernel images.

It might be possible to use a vmlinux file with an embedded initramfs image as a payload, without using mkelfImage. We haven't tested this yet and would appreciate your feedback if you decide to try this alternative approach.

Downloading and building mkelfImage

$ git clone
$ cd coreboot/util/mkelfImage
$ ./configure
$ make
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