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Re: Status of Debian on QNAP

El 26/11/20 a les 11:33, Martin Michlmayr ha escrit:
* 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.

Oh, thank you, I thought it concerned all armel based SOCs

[*]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?

It boots from disk, so no limitation there.


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