?Loading and debugging a linux kernel on a walnut board with a BDI2000

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Wed Jul 4 00:27:32 EST 2001

In message <3B41F1F8.C88E0460 at laposte.net> you wrote:
> but the boot sequence fails, the zImage is not extracted
> In arch/ppc/boot/tree/main.c, i put some debug printf, and i have
> "Memcopy Done " instead of "gunzip done"
> What means the condition "if (im[0] == 0x1f && im[1] == 0x8b) " ?

Seems it checks for the magic number which  gzip  inserts  into  it's
compressed files.

Wolfgang Denk

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