Re: PATCH Re: "System is too big" error

Jon Lewis (
Sat, 1 Mar 1997 00:54:24 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 28 Feb 1997, Robert de Bath wrote:

> On Fri, 28 Feb 1997, Cameron MacKinnon wrote:
> > Note the correct way to address innocents' questions: An answer AND an
> > appropriate patch to prevent further instances of the question.
> >
> > Don: Read Documentation/Changes in the kernel source tree and try "make
> > bzImage" instead of "make zImage".
> Just a thought on this, is there now any reason zImage shouldn't be an
> alias for bzImage. The old zImage could become lzImage (lowzImage) just
> in case somebody still really needs it.

Do this for 2.1.x maybe...but not for 2.0.30...unless you want to suddenly
shock lots of people using old versions of lilo and suject linux-kernel to
a few dozen "I just upgraded to 2.0.3x, and now my system can't boot"

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