[ipxe-devel] bzImage support?

Joshua Jensen joshua at joshuajensen.org
Thu Oct 11 14:21:31 UTC 2012

I see, ok.  The reason I ask is because kexec supports bzImage, and it
would be amazingly beautiful to reinstall a Linux machine without reboot
via kexec'ed ipxe
On Oct 11, 2012 7:59 AM, "Michael Brown" <mbrown at fensystems.co.uk> wrote:

> On Thursday 11 Oct 2012 00:13:25 Joshua Jensen wrote:
> > I realize that ipxe supports the zImage format, and is made by default
> > in the ipxe.lkrn during compile.
> >
> > I'm wondering though if it would be possible to also support the bzImage?
> >
> > Some of the newer bootloaders don't support zImage, and having ipxe in
> > bzImage format would make it that much more flexible and awesome.
> It's not possible at the moment.  It could be done, but would require a
> rewrite of lkrnprefix.S.
> Michael
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