Re: Unable to boot a raw kernel image :??

H. Peter Anvin (
Wed, 05 Mar 2003 07:47:41 -0800

Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> FWIW, I still use bzdisk images frequently, and the 1MB limit really
> is a serious problem for 2.5 kernels, and 2.4 kernels build with gcc-3.
> I'm currently using a patched kernel where `make bzdisk' invokes a
> user-specified script, which in my case goes roughly like:

If you get my nobootsect patch:

... you will find something similar, but a bit more fleshed out.

This is the patch I'm trying to get Linus to accept.


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