Removing duplication in /boot - affects kernel development

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Mon Mar 5 19:05:58 EST 2012

On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 7:48 PM, Mikus Grinbergs <mikus at> wrote:
>>> Our builds will always ship the kernel and initramfs *only* in their
>>> actos/runos/actrd/runrd zip forms.
> I'm an user who always runs 'yum upgrade kernel' whenever a newer version of
> the kernel appears in the olpc rpm repositories.
> I know how to copy the output of 'yum upgrade kernel' to where today's XO-1
> and XO-1.5 kernels are actually being loaded from.
> If you change to this new packaging, __PLEASE__ publish a script (or
> instructions) that will allow an user to (manually) rebuild a newer kernel
> version into the appropriate actos/runos/actrd/runrd forms.

Or even better it would be great to add support to grubby for it so a
"yum update" of a kernel will just deal with it.


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