Re: RFC: What should be done about kernel-image's bootloader questions
Sven LUTHER wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 03:07:35AM +0200, Michel Daenzer wrote:
> > Ethan Benson wrote:
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 02:14:51AM +0200, Michel D?nzer wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for the pointer. AFAICS it's for the user who installs a
> > > > kernel-image package though; is there a way to influence this with
> > > > kernel-package or in my source package that I'm not seeing?
> > >
> > > you can install a /etc/kernel-img.conf file to begin with, but if your
> > > talking about the kernel-image package itself then no.
> > >
> > > manoj's answer to these situtations is the user, or the package owning
> > > the bootloader should install an appropriate /etc/kernel-img.conf.
> > As the bootloader lives in AmigaOS entirely it doesn't make sense to
> > create a package for it.
> I suppose you could make a package of it.
> You would then also need a working cross binutils and gcc to build it from,
> i think. i tried some time ago to do such things with the GG stuff, but
> didn't have time to finish it.
I don't think it's worth the effort. The benefit would be marginal IMHO.
Anyone who disagrees feel free to do it...
Earthling Michel Dänzer (MrCooper) \ Debian GNU/Linux (powerpc) developer
CS student, Free Software enthusiast \ XFree86 and DRI project member