Packaged kernel erase on update / updating SD Card Booted kernel from package

Andy Green andy at
Thu Aug 7 15:45:04 CEST 2008

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Somebody in the thread at some point said:

|> Perhaps what it should do on that is check for uImage.bin on / and
|> /media/card, and if found copy the payload image over there
|> additionally as uImage.bin.
| Im having trouble parsing what you mean.
| /boot/uImage.bin will always be a kernel image no matter the boot
| media, what happens extra is this is also flashed.

There's another case where you updated the kernel during jffs2 rootfs
booted session, but you also boot on SD Card other times.  Then, it
would be good if it made sure that the kernel update action also updated
what would be /media/card/boot -- previously I stuck my kernels in / but
/boot is fine now I see it is the convention -- if there was a
uImage.bin already in there.

Did you see any problem with the flash_erase --> first 4MBytes of kernel
partition thing?

- -Andy
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