kernel upgrade does not flash linaro kernel on panda

Bug #758324 reported by Steve Langasek on 2011-04-12
This bug affects 2 people
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flash-kernel (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: flash-kernel

Dist-upgrading a Linaro install on a Panda, the kernel is not written to the boot partition:

update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.38-1001-linaro-omap
Kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.38-1001-linaro-omap does not match your subarchitecture omap4, therefore not writing it to flash.

$ uname -a
Linux linaro 2.6.38-1001-linaro-omap #2-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 21 21:40:07 UTC 2011 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux

flash-kernel's subarchitecture check is buggy wrt Linaro kernel naming.

Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2011-04-12
Changed in flash-kernel (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
Paolo Pisati (p-pisati) wrote :

i'm not a shell expert, but with this patch i can flash a linaro-omap kernel on a vanilla omap4's ubuntu kernel and the other way around.

tags: added: patch
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