Removing duplication in /boot - affects kernel development

Mikus Grinbergs mikus at
Wed Sep 5 18:49:29 EDT 2012

On 09/05/2012 04:46 PM, Daniel Drake wrote:
> Installing a new kernel RPM to test a new kernel/initramfs before
>it gets shipped in a build (with rpm -Uvh kernel-foo.rpm).
>This will continue to install the new kernel as /boot/vmlinuz and the
>initramfs as/boot/{actrd,initrd}.img.
>The olpc.fth shipped as part of this change will look for the presence
>of /boot/vmlinuz, and, if found, will boot directly from that rather
>than looking in the zip files and executing the secure boot code as
>outlined above.

I'm a user, not a developer.  As long as I can upgrade a kernel with 
yum/rpm (plus copy), what you've proposed is fine with me.


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