Bug#773890: flash-kernel: No entry for BeagleBone Black when running 3.18 kernel
On Wed, 2014-12-24 at 12:42 -0800, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> Package: flash-kernel
> Version: 3.28
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> When running the 3.18 kernel from experimental on a BeagleBone Black,
> /proc/device-tree/model contains "TI AM335x BeagleBone Black". With
> the 3.16 kernel from Jessie, it contains "TI AM335x BeagleBone".
> The following patch adds an additional Machine entry for the more
> specific name. Not sure if there's a more elegant way to add an entry
> that's simply a duplicate of another entry with a different Machine id.
It's permissible to have multiple Machine entries in a stanza, so if the
only difference is that field then it's fine to just add a new one (a
bunch of the kirkwood TS-xxx enties follow this pattern since they have
a boardfile name and a DTB name).
I wonder though if the DTB-Id field should be different? I think not on
the basis that the difference is down to
If you can confirm that is the case I can easily sort that out as I
I wonder if 9a15fff ought to be backported to the kernel in Jessie and
correspondingly whether this flash-kernel change ought to happen in
Jessie too (otherwise I'd just put it in experimental for the rest of