[U-Boot-Users] "Problem in increasing initrd(RAMDISK) size"
wd at denx.de
Wed Jun 8 15:00:15 CEST 2005
In message <42A6E116.7090906 at i3micro.com> you wrote:
> > No such change is needed (unless you end up with a Linux kernel that
> > does not fit in 4 MB any more).
> Well, this is probably true in more sane cases, but when using embedded
> ramdisk image (available for both mips and ppc I believe), the 4Mb
> u-boot limit can indeed cause problems.
No, it CANNOT.
I repeat: U-Boot does NOT uncompress the ramdisk. It just passes
information about the ramdisk as is (i. e. compressed) to the Linux
kernel. It is the Linux kernel which uncompresses the ramdisk if
> Yes I know everyone's supposed to upgrade to 2.6 and initramfs.
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