Common data for uImage generation
amit.kucheria at linaro.org
Tue Aug 24 13:17:56 BST 2010
On 10 Aug 24, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 24, 2010, Alexander Sack wrote:
> > assuming we have support to cross install debs on your sdcard, wouldn''t it
> > be good enough for your case to keep the old deb and install that rather
> > than keeping the backup on the sdcard?
> It's a valid point; also, the kernel changes ABI so frequently that
> you'd probably have a couple of ABIs as backup kernels.
Yes, makes sense. If we can install to SD from an x86 machine..
> BTW: installing a linux-image works fine in a qemu-backed chroot; I do
> that all the time. The one catch is that if one has the system
> configured to run flash-kernel, that will break. But for images I
> create myself, I usually qemu-debootstrap + install a linux-image.deb
> and that works fine. It would work equally well on an installed
> system, but one has to remember to disable the flash-kernel step before
> installing a new kernel .deb.
I don't want to debootstrap everytime I want to try out a change. We need
something that works for an installed system if we are to convince people to
try out Linaro kernels.
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