Building Kernel
  • vmlinux
    • a statically linked executable file that contains the Linux kernel in one of the executable file formats
    • /boot
      • a partition at the beginning of drives specifically for storing bootloader and kernel related files
      • symbols copied from vmlinux
    • vmlinuz or zImage
    • bzImage(big zImage) = bootsect.o + setup.o + misc.o + piggy.o
      • piggy.o contains the gzipped vmlinux file in its data section
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