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authorAlbin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@free-electrons.com>2010-01-08 14:42:46 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-01-11 09:34:05 -0800
commitcacb246f8db2b9eba89d44a0f0dd4f6ed93bc113 (patch)
tree8fff3df983d02c362ba90b334b77a7a93315455e /usr
parent13510997d600a076e064f10587a8f6d20f8fff41 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-android-cacb246f8db2b9eba89d44a0f0dd4f6ed93bc113.tar.gz
Add LZO compression support for initramfs and old-style initrd
Signed-off-by: Albin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@free-electrons.com> Tested-by: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com> Acked-by: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Tested-by: Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> Acked-by: Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'usr')
-rw-r--r--usr/Kconfig26
1 files changed, 21 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/usr/Kconfig b/usr/Kconfig
index 1c3039f2890..e2721f5a350 100644
--- a/usr/Kconfig
+++ b/usr/Kconfig
@@ -72,6 +72,15 @@ config RD_LZMA
Support loading of a LZMA encoded initial ramdisk or cpio buffer
If unsure, say N.
+config RD_LZO
+ bool "Support initial ramdisks compressed using LZO" if EMBEDDED
+ default !EMBEDDED
+ depends on BLK_DEV_INITRD
+ select DECOMPRESS_LZO
+ help
+ Support loading of a LZO encoded initial ramdisk or cpio buffer
+ If unsure, say N.
+
choice
prompt "Built-in initramfs compression mode" if INITRAMFS_SOURCE!=""
help
@@ -108,16 +117,15 @@ config INITRAMFS_COMPRESSION_GZIP
bool "Gzip"
depends on RD_GZIP
help
- The old and tried gzip compression. Its compression ratio is
- the poorest among the 3 choices; however its speed (both
- compression and decompression) is the fastest.
+ The old and tried gzip compression. It provides a good balance
+ between compression ratio and decompression speed.
config INITRAMFS_COMPRESSION_BZIP2
bool "Bzip2"
depends on RD_BZIP2
help
Its compression ratio and speed is intermediate.
- Decompression speed is slowest among the three. The initramfs
+ Decompression speed is slowest among the four. The initramfs
size is about 10% smaller with bzip2, in comparison to gzip.
Bzip2 uses a large amount of memory. For modern kernels you
will need at least 8MB RAM or more for booting.
@@ -128,7 +136,15 @@ config INITRAMFS_COMPRESSION_LZMA
help
The most recent compression algorithm.
Its ratio is best, decompression speed is between the other
- two. Compression is slowest. The initramfs size is about 33%
+ three. Compression is slowest. The initramfs size is about 33%
smaller with LZMA in comparison to gzip.
+config INITRAMFS_COMPRESSION_LZO
+ bool "LZO"
+ depends on RD_LZO
+ help
+ Its compression ratio is the poorest among the four. The kernel
+ size is about about 10% bigger than gzip; however its speed
+ (both compression and decompression) is the fastest.
+
endchoice