First cut of "wrapper" program

Simon Richter Simon.Richter at
Thu Sep 21 21:03:19 EST 2006


Paul Mackerras wrote:

> Here is a prototype of a "wrapper" program which will take a kernel,
> and optionally an initrd image and/or a device tree blob, and create a
> bootable zImage.  My idea is that the Makefile in arch/powerpc/boot
> will construct the files that this needs, then run it one or more
> times to create whatever images are needed.

Hmm, in Debian there is a tool called mkvmlinuz that does this, which is
run in a hook script after generating an initrd.


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