Bug#526640: Please try to keep the number of flashes minimal
On Thu, Jun 04, 2009 at 08:00:18AM +0200, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Joey Hess <email@example.com> [2009-05-04 15:44]:
> > * Current linux-kernel postinst runs initramfs-tools -c, which
> > does not involve triggers, and also does not run flash-kernel.
> > So it generates an initramfs that never gets used, but the old
> > one in flash should keep working.
> This doesn't seem great to me. It means when you install a kernel
> version (e.g. 2.6.29 -> 2.6.30) that the new version is not written to
> flash. maks, why does -c not run run_bootloader?
postinst takes itself care of lilo and folks traditionaly.
also we had a race in sight why this should be used.
sorry i don't rememeber any details right now, was giving a seminar,
will look later in it again.