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Re: Compressed images?

To: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Subject: Re: Compressed images?
From: Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>
Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2002 22:31:17 +0100
In-reply-to: <20020304120803.A1247@ayrnetworks.com>; from wjhun@ayrnetworks.com on Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 12:08:03PM -0800
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On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 12:08:03PM -0800, William Jhun wrote:

> Should we be placing our boot image compression stuff in our
> platform-specific directory? Are most MIPS-based Linux platforms not
> using compressed images?

I cannot speak for "most" platforms, but at least the DECstations
and the SGI IP22 (Indy and Indigo2) can only boot uncompressed images
currently, so it does not make sense to build compressed images for
them.

Regards,
Karsten
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