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Old 04-26-2012, 12:00 PM   #1
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linux image naming convention


hi , this is about a trivial question regarding:
why most distros name the kernel image something like vmlinuz-x.x.xx ?

what's vmlinuz supposed to mean ?

in particular the 'z' at the end is weird

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Old 04-26-2012, 12:05 PM   #2
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This should help.
 
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thanks that was informative
 
  


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