[PATCH 2/2] arm: fix kernel image size
tony at atomide.com
Tue Jun 21 03:38:11 PDT 2016
* Russell King - ARM Linux <linux at armlinux.org.uk> [160621 02:50]:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 12:43:21AM -0700, Tony Lindgren wrote:
> > Hi,
> > * Russell King <rmk at armlinux.org.uk> [160617 12:52]:
> > > If we want to assume that the compressed image will expand by a maximum
> > > of 4x, we actually need to reserve 5x the space, since we need to keep
> > > a copy of the compessed image around while decompressing.
> > Looks like 5x is not enough with omap2plus_defconfig at least..
> > This one needs to be set to 6x for that. Maybe we should just make
> > it go all the way to 11 :)
> That's not really what this commit is about - it's about making the
> code consistent with the comments in the file. I could have instead
> changed the comment saying "4x" to "3x" instead.
> There isn't really an answer which will always work for this problem,
> as I've already detailed in a previous thread discussing the issue.
> Adding a zImage header don't fix the problem.
Well how about we change both comments and code to use a value
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