Kernel RPMs now auto-install to boot partition
jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 12:14:27 EDT 2013
On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 5:03 PM, Martin Abente
<martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> Great! :D
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 12:09 PM, Anish Mangal <anish at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Paul Fox <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
>> > wow. somehow i didn't think this would ever happen. thank you!!
>> > paul
>> > daniel wrote:
>> > > Hi,
>> > >
>> > > Found some time to implement something that has been desired for a
>> > > while: now when you install a kernel RPM on the XO, it will
>> > > additionally auto-install to the boot partition, so now you can just
>> > > install a new kernel RPM with rpm/yum and reboot and expect it to be
>> > > used, no additional steps needed.
>> > >
>> > > The root of this strange behaviour (installing kernels twice) is due
>> > > to the design of the update system, there might be room to improve on
>> > > this in future as well, but at least this detail will now be less
>> > > annoying to developers.
Does the installation occur only if the olpc-dev-kernel had previously been run?
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