Bug#626031: debian-kernel-handbook: please support U-Boot format images.
* Hector Oron <email@example.com> [2011-05-08 11:27]:
> I think machine_ID and kernel_format (uImage|vmlinuz|vmlinux) could
> easily be fields in the architecture config files (defines).
How does this help? We ship one kernel image for a platform and this
will run on several machines (which have their own machine IDs?)
> Having a kernel task that overrides machine ID (when needed) does not
> seem to be a complicated task either. OTOH, we
> simplify `debian-installer` and `flash-kernel` (where code is
If I understand you correctly, you're basically proposing moving the
flash-kernel code into the linux-2.6 postinst?
> What's a multi-boot uImage?
Sorry, I mean an u-boot multi-boot image that contains both the kernel
and the ramdisk.