Preventing opkg upgrade from flashing the kernel partition

Mikael Berthe mikael.berthe at
Tue Sep 2 07:32:18 CEST 2008

* "Marco Trevisan (Treviño)" <mail at> [2008-09-02 06:00 +0200]:
> > 
> > I have several systems on the Freerunner and I would like to know if
> > there's a way to prevent opkg from flashing a new kernel to NAND.
> > 
> > Is there such an option?
> > 
> > I'm currently holding the kernel packages, but it would be better if
> > /boot/uImage could be upgraded normally.
> Why not opkg flag hold kernel-image-2.6.24 ?

Isn't it anwsered above?
That's already what I'm doing, but that's not what I want.

I do want opkg to update the kernel, but I don't want it to touch NAND,
because my system is on the SD card.

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