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From: Brad Hards <bhards@bigpond.net.au>
To: "Michael D. Crawford" <crawford@goingware.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Conserving memory for an embedded application
Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 07:59:45 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200209250759.45445.bhards@bigpond.net.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3D91413C.1050603@goingware.com>

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On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 14:53, Michael D. Crawford wrote:
> One question I have is whether it is possible to burn an uncompressed image
> of the kernel into flash, and then boot the kernel in-place, so that it is
> not copied to RAM when it runs.  Of course the kernel would need RAM for
> its data structures and user programs, but it would seem to me I should be
> able to run the kernel without making a RAM copy.
The uclinux guys have eXecute In Place  - google search for uclinux and XIP 
will produce a stack of hits - here's one:
http://www.snapgear.com/tb20010618.html

Brad
- -- 
http://conf.linux.org.au. 22-25Jan2003. Perth, Aust. Tickets booked.
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  reply	other threads:[~2002-09-24 22:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-25  4:53 Michael D. Crawford
2002-09-24 21:59 ` Brad Hards [this message]
2002-09-25  0:52 ` Ralf Baechle
2002-09-25  5:18 ` Robert Schwebel
2002-09-25  6:25 Greg Ungerer
2002-09-30  0:38 ` Pavel Machek

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