kernel upgrade confussion

D. R. Newman d.r.newman at
Thu Sep 6 23:49:49 CEST 2007

Michael Lauer wrote:
> Juan Cañete wrote:
>> hi,
>> after upgrading the kernel version from repository
> OpenMoko has the kernel on its own partition, you can't upgrade it via
> ipkg update (at this point of time). You need dfu-util to upgrade you
> kernel.

But that repository also contains kernel and rootfs images, not just 

It sounds like the old uboot bug - smaller images don't replace larger 
ones, unless you do an erase first, if you have an earlier uboot.

Dr. David R. Newman, Queen's University Belfast, School of Management
and Economics, BELFAST BT7 1NN, Northern Ireland (UK)
Tel. +44 28 9097 3643  mailto:d.r.newman at

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