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Date:	Sun, 07 Sep 2008 09:40:33 +0200
From:	Alain Knaff <>
To:	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
CC:	Steven Noonan <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] init: bzip2 or lzma -compressed kernels and initrds

H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> Steven Noonan wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 6, 2008 at 8:18 PM, H. Peter Anvin <> wrote:
>>> Alain Knaff wrote:
>>>> This version applies to kernel
>>> Could you produce a version against the -tip tree, either the master
>>> branch
>>> or the x86/setup branch?
>> I second this.
>> I tested the existing patch, and it works great when applied to
>> 2.6.26. It'd be great to see a version of this either go into -mm or
>> mainline sometime soon.
> I should warn that I looked over the patch, and it looks quite messy. It
> may need structural cleanup before integration.
>     -hpa

Could you elaborate please?


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