RFC: Name of the command to boot a linux kernel on x86

Alessandro Rubini rubini-list at gnudd.com
Thu Dec 3 13:51:27 EST 2009

> Should we hide the different handling by providing an x86 specific
> version of the "bootm" command or should we add a new command that
> deals with bzImage's special requirements?

I'd use "mkimage" on the bzImage file to make an uImage, with name
string, checksum and the rest of meta information (is load address
applicable to the crappy 16-bit processor of the eighties?)

/alessandro, who just learnt new grubs wait untile the vga cable is plugged

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