[haiku-bugs] [Haiku] #5137: [PATCH] Compressed Kernel and Modules.

  • From: "Grey" <trac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 19:56:41 -0000

#5137: [PATCH] Compressed Kernel and Modules.
 Reporter:  Grey                    |       Owner:  axeld    
     Type:  enhancement             |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  normal                  |   Milestone:  R1       
Component:  System/Boot Loader      |     Version:  R1/alpha1
 Keywords:  compressed kernel CELF  |   Blockedby:           
 Platform:  All                     |    Blocking:           
 Patch for loading compressed kernel and modules (and uncompressed too).
 It's accelerate system loading.[[BR]]
 Utility "recompress" used for compressing or decompressing kernel and
 It's working patch, but not perfect. Because I am newbie in Haiku and jam.
 For example:[[BR]]
 actions CompressFile1[[BR]]
 $(HAIKU_TOP)/$(1) $(HAIKU_TOP)/$(1)" >> $(HAIKU_OUTPUT_DIR)/haiku.image-
 It's terrible. But I don't know how to make this rule perfect and in

 2. Current compressor based on Zlib. It's good choice, but not best
 3. There are no special header for compressed ELF (CELF). Only zlib header
 4. Compressed drivers located in /boot/system/add-ons/kernel/boot (insted
 ... and so on...

Ticket URL: <http://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/5137>
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