Re: Updating the installation guide, arm platform support
On Fri, 2014-03-21 at 10:41 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-03-21 at 08:27 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > On Fri, 2014-03-21 at 02:56 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> > > Kernels and initramfses will be in /boot, as for most Linux
> > > distributions. However, we currently install DTBs in
> > > /usr/lib/<package-name>. Maybe it would be helpful to copy the latest
> > > applicable DTB into /boot, on some machines.
> > flash-kernel does this for some systems, but you are right that we
> > should consider having the kernel packages do it.
> > /usr/lib/linux-image-3.10-0.bpo.2-armmp/ is 860K, which I think is
> > probably a bit too large to just copy the whole lot over.
> > So the problem is how to determine which dtb is needed. The most obvious
> > solution would be to subsume a bunch of f-k functionality into the
> > kernel packages and offer a debconf prompt for systems which the db
> > doesn't know about.
> I would much prefer that this is done by a hook script.
That would make sense (provided by flash-kernel I guess?)