Subject: GRUB doesn't handle large linux kernels
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 04:45:28 -0700
> I ran into same problem when trying to load the kernel with bpbatch and
> kmonte (loading linux from linux). LILO however, was able to boot it
> with no problem. Is this a bug in GRUB?
I don't know, since you haven't told us even which version of GRUB
you are using. Read the chapter "Reporting bugs" in the document,
before transmitting a bug report.
> kernels. Why can't GRUB handle vmlinux format (so that no kernel
> decompression is required)?
What is the benifit from that? Do you want to slow the booting
> Is there a tool to make multiboot compliant
> vmlinux image?
IIRC, no. Even if there were such a tool, Linux couldn't receive any
kind of benefit, as long as Linux goes its own way.