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Re: evbarm build using exorbitant disk space during build
On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 11:37:55AM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> Possibly dumb idea - How about a tool to plug a ramdisk into a kernel
> - maybe even with the ramdisk having a magic number start and end and
> a magic number at the end and allow just concatenating the ramdisk
> onto a kernel?
Well, that is basically how it is done with mdsetimage(8). The point
is to avoid storing the ramdisk content multiple times during the release
build (which happens e.g. on i386 with the ramdisk content module).
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