compile zImage give different binary file in 32bit and 64bit system

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at
Sat Sep 25 03:04:38 EDT 2010

Hi David

here is the files:

On 09/24/2010 11:08 PM, David Kuehling wrote:
>>>>>> "Xiangfu" == Xiangfu Liu <xiangfu at> writes:
>> Hi all
>> I have compiled the zImage in openwrt-xburst.git in two different
>> system: 32bit and 64bit
>> then use hexdump dump the zImage.bin file.  use diff to check two
>> hexdump text file.  there are a lot of different.
>> is that normal??  why it's give different binary file in 32bit and
>> 64bit system.
> using 'objdump -D' on the two binaries, then diff'ing the output might
> help.  zImage is created from some ELF file in the build process.  Might
> need to use this ELF file instead of zImage.  or gunzip zImage before
> running objdump.
> If you put both zImage files online, and send a link, people could have
> a look at it.
> cheers,
> David
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Best Regards
Xiangfu Liu

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