opkg upgrade - kernel not updated corectly - Om2008.8

Benedikt Schindler BeniSchindler at gmx.de
Wed Aug 13 10:19:25 CEST 2008


it's me again with an update problem of the kernel.
i like kernels.... and i like to update them in a wrong way :)

so here are my steps so far.

Device: Freerunner
rootfs: Om2008.8
kernel: Om2008.8

i installed the Om2008.8 and did a "opkg update & opkg upgrade".
i deleted the neo-feeds.
i added this feeds to opkg:


i did again "opkg update & opkg upgrade" every day.
now i realised that the opkg upgrade installed new kernel-modules.
i.e.: kernel-module-g-ether_2.6.24+git33+*-r2_om-gta02.ipk

so far so good, but it didn't update a new kernel!

so i looked into "opkg info kernel" and i saw that there is installed a 
"neo1973" kernel:
kernel - 2:2.6.24+git75940+*-r1.0
and the kernel "kernel_2.6.24+git33+*" is just marked as "unknown ok 

so my questions are:

why did he updated some modules (far away from all) but not the kernel?
is the kernel "kernel_2.6.24+git33+*"  from 
"http://buildhost.openmoko.org/daily-feed/om-gta02/" the right kernel to 
be up to date with the stable branch?
is there a easy way to reinstall the kernel and all packages? (something 
like "opkg reinstall kernel-module-*" ).

cu Beni

P.S.: i now used 'opkg list | grep kernel | grep git75940 | cut -d " " 
-f 1 | tr "\n" " " ' to know what files i have to update

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