bzImage -> vmlinux?

J E Garrott Sr johnga1 at mindspring.com
Mon Jul 12 17:38:42 PDT 2004


Jason Kircher wrote:

>Seeing ksymoops to be a valuable tool for kernel debugging, it would be nice 
>if we could convert bzImage into the uncompressed vmlinux.
>
>I tried 'bunzip2 -c bzImage >vmlinux', but that didn't work.  Not really 
>surprised, since the image probably contains code to uncompress itself, thus 
>making it unrecognizable to bunzip2.
>
>Thoughts?
>  
>
When you compile the kernel, isn't the uncompressed kernel left in the 
kernel
source directory?  (/usr/src/linux/vmlinux on my machine)

John



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