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Re: splitting up kernel-image into two pieces

On Jul 19, Miles Bader wrote:
> Nick Cabatoff <ncc@cs.mcgill.ca> writes:
> > I don't want to have to update lilo.conf when I install a new kernel,
> > but I want my lilo configuration to happen sometime, somewhere.  And I
> > want it to happen noninteractively, without needing to hack at 
> > lilo.conf itself.
> Perhaps it would be a good idea to move the kernel-image postinst code
> into a separate utility, e.g. `update-boot-kernel', which the postinst
> would then invoke.
> In your case, you could then disable the postinst boot frobbing using
> /etc/kernel-img.conf, but then when you really *did* want to change
> which kernel was being booted, you (or your shell-script) could just run
> `update-boot-kernel', which would do all that nice stuff for you.

I like that idea.  Has the kernel-package maintainer an opinion on the
subject?  Should I file a wishlist bug?

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