* Wu Zhangjin <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009-08-10 16:49:14+0800]:
> This patch will help to generate smaller kernel images for linux-MIPS,
> Here is the effect when using lzma:
> $ ls -sh vmlinux
> 7.1M vmlinux
> $ ls -sh arch/mips/boot/compressed/vmlinuz
> 1.5M arch/mips/boot/compressed/vmlinuz
> Have tested the 32bit kernel on Qemu/Malta and 64bit kernel on FuLoong
> Mini PC. both of them work well.
> and this revision incorporates the feedback from Alexander Clouter
> <email@example.com>, he helped to test it on AR7 based Linksys
> WAG54Gv2 and gave good suggestion on board-independence.
> NOTE: this should work for the other MIPS-based machines, but I have
> used the command bc in the Makefile to calculate the load address of the
> compressed kernel. I'm not sure this is suitable. perhaps I need to
> rewrite this part in C program or somebody help to simplify the current
Finally Fleabay'ed a replacement WAG54Gv2 to replace the one I
bricked to try this new patch.
Works perfectly....I finally can cooked more or less vanilla kernels on
my board now :)
> Signed-off-by: Wu Zhangjin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tested-by: Alexander Clouter <email@example.com>
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