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Re: APEX and Debian

Hey Martin!

> My idea was to put APEX in that 1 MB space and use that to load the
> real Linux kernel from another location in flash,

What annoys me the most about my debian-slug is that I'm stuck with the
2.6.15-1-nslu2 kernel because I don't know how to flash my own. Not only are
IPv6 or usbfs unusable, but any custom option is impossible, not to speak of
security issues.

My suggestion: Why not make a bootloader that loads a kernel from the disk? The
static kernel in flash should do nothing else than scan the first disk for a
/boot/nslu2boot.conf file, (for instance) read the real kernel location and
commandline from it at boot it.

Only this gives the users the necessary possibilities.

This is only my 2¢, I hope this inspires you and I would be glad to help. IF you
think my idea is a bad idea, I write you some advantages.


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