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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 00:01:59 +0200
From:   Aaro Koskinen <>
To:     George Hilliard <>
Cc:     Paul Burton <>,,
Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH] mips: ralink: allow zboot


On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 11:03:34AM -0600, George Hilliard wrote:
> Architecturally, there's nothing preventing compressed images from
> working.  Bootloaders built with support for the various compression
> methods can decompress and run the kernel.  In practice, many
> bootloaders do not support compressed images, but kernels for those
> boards should just not be compressed.

With zboot the decompressor is included in the image so no bootloader
support is needed.


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