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Re: upgrade debian kernel on nslu2

johan.vervloet@gmail.com wrote:
> Last week I bought a NSLU2, and I installed Debian on it as described
> in http://www.cyrius.com/debian/nslu2/.
> Now I want to install a new kernel on my slug, and I have a couple of
> questions.  In the docs (http://www.cyrius.com/debian/nslu2/
> upgrade.html) I read that redboot calls apex, and apex boots linux.

That's correct.

> If I create a new kernel and initrd, and I adapt the symbolic links
> vmlinuz and initrd, will the new kernel be booted?


> Or should I create a deb-package? Suppose I build a linux-
> image-....deb package as described in http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Debian/BuildImage.
> Is it sufficient to install this package using dpkg for the new kernel
> to be used?

Yes.  The post install script will create a new initramfs and flash the
kernel and initramfs.

-- Rod

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