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Bug#928861: flash-kernel: Please add an entry for FriendlyArm NanoPi NEO 2

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 11:22:14PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> I'm thinking we should just merge the flash-kernel support, which will
> make it much easier to test properly, and can be reverted if need be...

Vagrant, can we merge it or do you want me to do some other test before?

I've the feeling that situation stalled but I don't see what could be
the reason and what else I could do to unblock it.

I see a glowing green button "Merge" on Salsa, and I could even press
it, but is there any planned upload of the package?

> Since kibi merged the NanoPI NEO 2 debian-installer support, and I just
> added support for SD-card-images, it should be much easier to test.
> When the daily images for 20190516 are generated they should include
> "netboot/SD-card-images" for several allwinner arm64 boards:
>   https://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/arm64/
> Then, as long as you don't rewrite the partition table, you should be
> able to install to microSD and it won't create a GPT partition table and
> won't use grub-efi... and it should use the flash-kernel boot.scr!

As reported in [0], the installer worked nicely except that it did not
create any boot.scr, I did not make any tweak during the installation.

> live well,
>   vagrant


[0] https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=928863

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