2000-11-07 20:55:17

by Richard B. Johnson

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Subject: Failure to boot initrd FIXED <patch>

This is really linux-2.4.0-test9. The patch is obviously-correct.
Alan, will you put this into some upcoming patch please.

--- /usr/src/linux-2.4.0/lib/inflate.c.orig Tue Nov 7 08:52:59 2000
+++ /usr/src/linux-2.4.0/lib/inflate.c Mon Nov 6 18:01:54 2000
@@ -147,6 +147,7 @@
STATIC int inflate_dynamic OF((void));
STATIC int inflate_block OF((int *));
STATIC int inflate OF((void));
+STATIC void *memzero OF((char *, size_t));

/* The inflate algorithm uses a sliding 32 K byte window on the uncompressed
stream to find repeated byte strings. This is implemented here as a

Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.0 on an i686 machine (799.54 BogoMips).

"Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.