[LinuxBIOS] [FEATURE] payload compression
yinghailu at gmail.com
Sat Apr 29 23:41:03 CEST 2006
the copy_and_run already have the same function that from nrv2b.c, So
we share the function...
On 4/29/06, yhlu <yinghailu at gmail.com> wrote:
> sounds good.
> you need to notice one thing...
> check if it could cross the [0xa0000, 0xd0000)...
> To make it easier, You may just set CONFIG_TOP_MEM_K to 4096, and
> _RAM_START to 1M...
> On 4/29/06, Stefan Reinauer <stepan at coresystems.de> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > while I've been working on FILO and OpenBIOS lately I really wished
> > that they could be used as nrv2b compressed payload, like its possible
> > with etherboot.
> > Since etherboot is probably not going to be developed beyond v5.5 and
> > because the zelf support in etherboot is really ugly, I thought of an
> > alternative to support compressed payloads easily.
> > So I wrote a new stream which can be enabled by using
> > CONFIG_COMPRESSED_ROM_STREAM instead of CONFIG_ROM_STREAM.
> > When you enable CONFIG_COMPRESSED_ROM_STREAM, the payload you specify
> > will completely automatically be compressed during the build stage, so
> > you don't have to do anything except safe space with a few small
> > changes.
> > Stefan
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