inflate returned FFFFFFFD - what does this error exactly mean ?

Jeff Angielski jangiels at
Fri Dec 31 11:28:04 EST 2004

On Thu, 2004-12-30 at 17:27, Povolotsky, Alexander wrote:
> Hi,
> After few days of wondering through debugging (and with great help) I fixed
> (by inserting watch dog resets into beginning of  while loops in zlib
> functions) my first problem -strange reboot failures during decompression of
> the kernel image by the bootloader.
> However my luck expired beyond this fix so far ... ;-).
> Now I am getting "controlled" failure (during the same decompression as
> described above):

A quick suggestion would be try increase the load address that you are
using for loading the kernel image.  You might have a slight bit of
overlap that is only showing up after the memory contains non-zero

Jeff Angielski

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