[U-Boot-Users] gunzip question about large uImages

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Mar 13 12:27:28 CET 2006

In message < at ptg1.spd.analog.com> you wrote:
> Quick Question:
> It looks to me that the max uncompressed image size is hard coded to 4Meg 
> (0x400000 bytes). Any thoughts why?

Historic reasons (and actually I think you are doing something  wrong
if your kernel image exceeds this size :-).

Anyway, the limit was now raised to 8 MB, and a new  config  variable
CFG_BOOTM_LEN added to adjust this setting.

See README for details.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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