[2008.X] Flashing the kernel live

Nicola Mfb nicola.mfb at gmail.com
Thu Sep 25 15:27:54 CEST 2008

On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 2:24 PM, Jose Luis Perez Diez <
jluis at escomposlinux.org> wrote:

> El Thursday, 25 de September de 2008 12:10:10 roguemoko at roguewrt.org va
> escriure:
> > > Does opkg recognize if the system was booted from flash or from the sd
> > > card before update the kernel?
> >
> > Not to my knowledge, I make sure to rm /etc/default/flashkernel before
> > an opkg upgrade. It's autocreated after the upgrade so there's probably
> > a flag somewhere, I really should find it :)
> When the file isn't found the install process "touch"
> /etc/default/flashkernel creating the file.
> There is a best hack for it from Stefano Cavallari posted in this list
> (http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html#nabble-td832513) is better way just
> do:
> rm /etc/default/flashkernel
> mkdir /etc/default/flashkernel

Ok this will prevent that if opkg is launched form a system booted on the SD
it will not flash the kernel, leaving the flash os ok, but is the SD upgrade
safe? or may the upgraded modules not match the SD kernel image?

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