Re: [PATCH] 2.2: /proc/config.gz

Date: Fri Sep 01 2000 - 07:04:44 EST

Andi Kleen wrote:
> What you need is a bootloader than can read uncompressed vmlinux directly,
> and use that for booting. Then you can always directly extract the
> out of the vmlinux using nm or gdb.

And then pass this information to the soon to be running system via e.g.
an initrd ? I'm not sure this is a lot more efficient, and you've just
created yet another set of dependencies.

Also, I' very sceptical about anything that requires non-trivial updates
to all boot loaders.

- Werner

 / Werner Almesberger, ICA, EPFL, CH /
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