[Freedombox-discuss] Problems doing dist-upgrade on DreamPlug

James Valleroy jvalleroy at mailbox.org
Wed Feb 22 20:52:54 UTC 2017

On 02/22/2017 01:35 PM, Cameron Bunch wrote:
> I am trying to get a DreamPlug updated to the current version of
> FreedomBox with Plinth 0.13.1 but have encountered a problem. The
> upgrade fails to complete the Linux kernel update. This leaves the Linux
> images unconfigured. Any further attempts to upgrade fail because the
> attempt to setup initramfs-tools fails. The following is the transcript
> of the apt-get upgrade. A dist-upgrade does the same. Does anyone know
> what is wrong here and how I might fix it.

The issue is that the boot partition type is FAT for Dreamplug, and FAT
partitions are not supported by flash-kernel.

Here's a similar issue, for a different device, but it suggests an
approach that should work:


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