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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 <joeyh@debian.org> [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.

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