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Re: Status of Debian on QNAP

* Luca Olivetti <luca@ventoso.org> [2020-11-26 11:15]:
> > QNAP support won't be in Debian 11 (and probably the whole armel port
> > will be dropped).  Support in the Debian kernel package was disabled
> > in August 2019 due to size issues.
> So that's not QNAP specific, all kirkwood[*] based machines will be
> unsupported, right?

It is QNAP specific.  The flash layout on QNAP devices doesn't have
enough space to hold modern versions of the Linux kernel.

> [*]I have a lacie network space 2 that has been serving me well for several
> years, though I'd like more memory and more bogomips.

I don't know if there's a limitation for LaCie devices.

Does it boot from flash or disk?

Martin Michlmayr

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