Bug#550584: Initial triggers patch and tracking of highest kernel
2011/3/10 Hector Oron <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 2011/3/10 Loïc Minier <email@example.com>:
>>> 1. Chainload boot, at first boot load the usual kernel then call the
>>> new one with kexec, if everything is fine then the user can replace
>>> old kernel with new kernel, else the kexec call fails and leaves you
>>> with old kernel.
>> Sure, that's a nice approach; kexec doesn't work reliably on all
>> platforms though, but that would be an option for platforms which
>> support it. There are various efforts to provide such an UI, petitboot
>> or kboot for instance.
More info about this, vagrant implemented a proof of concept for the
Efika devices to kexec boot into other kernels via initramfs-tools.
< http://people.debian.org/~vagrant/efika/initramfs-tools/ >
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