Re: Problems with to large of a kernel

H. Peter Anvin (
2 Dec 1998 00:44:34 GMT

Followup to: <>
By author: George Bonser <>
In newsgroup:
> That is a problem with bzimage, some systems just do not like them. I have
> a system that will not boot a bzimage kernel. I have had some luck with
> making as much as I can as modules (except for the initial hard disk
> support) and shutting off support for everything I do not need. In other
> words, pare that kernel down as much as you can and keep trying zImage. I
> do not know what it is about those certain systems but I have never been
> able to get this one system here to ever boot a bzImage kernel.

Which versions have you tried?


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