Re: [RFC PATCH v2 0/4] Add support for LZ4-compressed kernel

From: Joe Perches
Date: Wed Feb 27 2013 - 23:23:09 EST

(removed Richard Purdie and Albin Tonnerre as their email addresses
seem to be bounding)

> While recently asking someone to enable VFP debugging, so I could help
> sort out a problem they had reported, this is the debug output I was
> greeted by thanks to your meddling:

:) Meddling... You sound like one of those nameless
villains on Scooby Doo. If only I had a cool nickname
like Dave "Shaggy" Kliekamp. I guess you'd have to call
me Velma.

> [ 927.235546] \x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01
> ...
> [ 927.241505] \x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01
> 7.6 `.asciz "STRING"'...
> ========================
> `.asciz' is just like `.ascii', but each string is followed by a zero
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> byte. The "z" in `.asciz' stands for "zero".
> ^^^^^

Yeah, sorry. I thought that the zero was after any
concatenation like .c. Learned something. 'preciate
that. Would have appreciated a polite "you broke it"
email too.

> ??? Yea, right, meanwhile breaking the ability of stuff to produce
> kernel messages.

Fortunately, that's the only .S instance.

> > > > > > > so that we can see whether it's worth updating the LZO code
> > Sounded as if you were doubtful to me.
> _In_ the decompressor. We're talking about the _decompressor_ in
> this thread.

My opinion is it's useful to update LZO.

cheers, Joe (aka: Velma)

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