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Old 04-19-2003, 04:36 PM   #1
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vmlinux


What is vmlinux... is that the linux image. I'm trying to build the kernel and my instructions talk about bzImage. Can someone tell me if they are the same thing, any differences, and what vmlinux or bzImage are?
 
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vmlinux is the decompressed kernel image, which you won't want. you want the compressed version, called bzImage when the kernel builds it. it is then traditionally renamed to vmlinuz when it's placed in /boot/
 
  


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