the problem with kernel format

Michael Schmitz schmitz at
Fri Apr 28 21:42:23 EST 2000

> How I can translate the ELF to BIN( BDX...)????????
> By the way, the visionPROBE provides a converter , which can
> only translate the usual ELF to BIN(BDX).
> But the kernel file is a compressed one(including vmlinux,bootloader,
> and other initializing code).So the converter can't translate the compressed
> one to BIN(BDX).

There should be a file called 'vmlinux' in the top level directory of your
kernel source. This is the kernel image, uncompressed, without boot loader
or decompressor, in ELF format. Seems your converter should like that file
better than zImage.


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