wraplinux man page

wraplinux — Create an ELF or NBI file from a Linux kernel with optional initrds.

Synopsis

wraplinux [-EMNlhV][-p 'kernel parameters'][-i filename]... [-o output filename] kernel

Description

Takes a Linux kernel file and optional initrd files and outputs an ELF or NBI format file.

Options

kernel
Kernel filename.
-p 'kernel parameters', --params 'kernel parameters'
Kernel commandline parameters (probably needs to be quoted.)
-i initrd, --initrd initrd
Initial ramdisk/ramfs filename. This option may occur multiple times.
-o filename, --output filename
Output filename (default stdout).
-E, --elf
Output in ELF format (default).
-M, --multiboot
Output in ELF format with a Multiboot header.
-N, --NBI
Output in NBI format.
-l, --load-high
Load the Linux kernel and initrd files entirely above 1 MB (default for --multiboot, for compatibility with Grub).
--no-load-high
Overrule the default for --multiboot (and load the appropriate components of the Linux kernel below 1 MB as required by the particular Linux kernel format version).
-h, --help
Display a brief help message.
-V, --version
Print the program version.

Author

Written by H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>.

Info

28 May 2010 wraplinux H. Peter Anvin