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On Sun, May 5, 2013 at 9:43 AM, Bernd Blaauw <> wrote:

> Louis Santillan schreef op 5-5-2013 18:28:
> > Whoops, didn't realize that I replied to fd-user instead of kernel.
> >
> > One other note, all kernels are slightly bigger withe options I set.
> I guess it depends on what the compilers do:
> [1] optimize for certain processor architecture(s)
> [2] also keep backwards compatibility or not with lowest desired level
> if [2] then the binary might be larger on disk.
> If someone likes a real challenge, a smaller kernel can be produced
> using UPX --8086 --lzma --ultra-brute
> (instead of UPX --8086 --best) but the end-result is not bootable,
> requiring a decompressor stub. Savings is about 3KB disk footprint.

Why does it fail?  Relocation?

> As for the MEMDISK support there's additional support implemented at
> but it requires me to first
> create additional testcases using some kind of floppy image file.
> Basically it allows specifying a CONFIG.SYS line at Syslinux menu so you
> can alternate memory driver in a menu for example, or specify UMB
> regions, that kind of stuff
What were the 0xDC change mentioned in the readme?
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