About zImage, vmlinux and yaboot on IBM Power

Tony Breeds tony at bakeyournoodle.com
Wed Oct 19 09:26:12 EST 2011

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 09:18:14PM +0800, Ryan Wang wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some question about zImage, vmlinux and yaboot on IBM Power:
>     1) vmlinux is wrapped into zImage if zImage is used.
>     2) If yaboot is used, no zImage is needed, just vmlinux/initrd.
> Are there words right?

Yes that's correct.  Yaboot can boot either zImage or a vmlinux (and
optional initrd).

Yours Tony
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