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Bug#878251: Unset the Bootloader-Sets-Incorrect-Root field for HP t5325 Thin Client

On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 05:34:03PM +0100, Kamal Wickramanayake wrote:
> Package: flash-kernel
> Version: 3.79
> The machine configuration for "HP t5325 Thin Client" defined in
> /usr/share/flash-kernel/db/all.db has
> Bootloader-Sets-Incorrect-Root field set to 'yes'.  It is best
> if that field (Bootloader-Sets-Incorrect-Root) is not set for
> HP t5325 Thin Client.
> The U-BOOT environment of the device supports passing boot arguments
> which can be used to specify the device holding the rootfs.  Having
> the said field set to 'yes' hides the capability of the device - so
> that the convenience of changing the boot argument via U-BOOT
> environment to specify a different rootfs is lost.
> I have verified that the corresponding setting can be negated via the
> /etc/flash-kernel/db file by having the following two lines:
> Machine: HP t5325 Thin Client
> Bootloader-Sets-Incorrect-Root: no
> However, it would be much better to have the defaults as defined in
> the database included in the flash-kernel package reflect the
> capability of the device.

Hello Martin,

as you have been the original contributor of the support for this
device in flash-kernel, I wanted to kindly ask whether you could
perhaps take a look at this and provide some insight about why the
flag was originally included.

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