Bug#724891: [debian-installer] debian-installer: Build firmware for the DNS-320/DNS-325
On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 5:49 AM, Ian Campbell <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2014-03-03 at 03:48 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
>> Control: reassign -1 flash-kernel
>> Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-03-03):
>> > On Mon, 2014-03-03 at 02:25 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> > > I found these pages:
>> > >
>> > > http://jamie.lentin.co.uk/devices/dlink-dns325/
>> > Oh, that's exactly what Bastien linked to. Well anyway, I hope I
>> > extracted the most useful information below.
>> Certainly, thanks!
>> > > http://jamie.lentin.co.uk/devices/dlink-dns325/keeping-original-firmware/
>> > >
>> > > They say that these models use a Kirkwood SoC (so the kirkwood kernel
>> > > and installer flavours should be used) and that they are supported by
>> > > the standard kernel package in wheezy-backports but not wheezy.
>> > >
>> > > Given that the instructions include writing a custom kernel install
>> > > hook, I would assume that flash-kernel doesn't support these models and
>> > > therefore this bug should be reassigned to flash-kernel. But there may
>> > > be other changes needed elsewhere.
>> Punting that to flash-kernel for the time being. Ian will likely know
>> what to do with it. ;)
> Please can someone with access to the system provide a flash-kernel
> stanza for the system. After installing the flash-kernel
> package /usr/share/doc/flash-kernel/README.gz will contain documentation
> for (most of) the possible stanza entries
> and /usr/share/flash-kernel/db/all.db will have plenty of examples. For
> testing a stanza can be added to /etc/flash-kernel/db.
> http://jamie.lentin.co.uk/devices/dlink-dns325/keeping-original-firmware/ it looks like you can boot from both NAND and the regular >disk/MMC, I'd be inclined to go with installing to NAND by default, which would mean using the Mtd-Kernel/Initrd style of entries.
> Ideally things would be setup to work without the need to enter all the
> u-boot runes referenced on those webpages.
I can test image if needed. It plan to always boot by usb for now.
It seems that we could upgrade using a http method see