[Freedombox-discuss] apt-get updating the kernel
Nick M. Daly
nick.m.daly at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 02:22:38 UTC 2012
On Thu, 28 Jun 2012 10:40:44 +1000, monkeyiq wrote:
> Sorry about the FAQ, but if one has installed FreedomBox on an sdcard
> in a Dreamplug is there any special procedure needed to update the
> kernel or does the normal apt-get update command take care of all of
> that sort of thing for you?
If you're using the uBoot that came with the DreamPlug, kernel upgrades
or boot process changes will probably give you trouble. If you're using
the upgraded uBoot , everything should be fine. Ian might recall
details I've forgotten, though.
I've actually shared the same uInitrd between images before, it had no
trouble booting. That's the uInitrd that's in the unstable FreedomBox
image , actually.
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