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-rw-r--r--Documentation/x86/boot.txt5
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@@ -542,7 +542,10 @@ Protocol: 2.08+
The payload may be compressed. The format of both the compressed and
uncompressed data should be determined using the standard magic
- numbers. Currently only gzip compressed ELF is used.
+ numbers. The currently supported compression formats are gzip
+ (magic numbers 1F 8B or 1F 9E), bzip2 (magic number 42 5A) and LZMA
+ (magic number 5D 00). The uncompressed payload is currently always ELF
+ (magic number 7F 45 4C 46).
Field name: payload_length
Type: read