Converting vmlinux.initrd to S-RECORD

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Feb 10 07:58:12 EST 2000

In message <20000209145905.11737.qmail at> you write:
> I've just read a message posted by Dan in november.
> He said that he would post in a prog
> to convert file into S-Records.
> He wrote:
> The program just strips the 64K ELF header and
> converts the rest of the file into S-Records.  You can

No special tools needed. You have everything you need in your

	# Strip ELF header
	dd if=zImage of=image bs=64k skip=1
	# Convert to S-records
	objcopy -I binary -O srec image image.srec

Wolfgang Denk

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