[Letux-kernel] [patches] supporting distro-boot from gta04 boot-menu

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu Jul 19 07:39:36 CEST 2018


Hi Josua,

> Am 17.07.2018 um 22:54 schrieb Josua Mayer <josua.mayer at jm0.eu>:
> 
> Hi Nikolaus,
> 
> I have finally succeeded booting the Debian generic boot-script from our
> interactive boot menu.
> My changes feel a little hacky, especially because the original purpose
> of bootargs.scr is defeated by running bootz from it.
> 
> Do you have a suggestion on how to do that better? Maybe use the
> standard name boot.scr instead, and add a search for that to the menu
> script, after searching bootargs.scr?

Yes, that seems to be the better approach. But for the moment a hack
is better than nothing :)

> 
> The progress is tracked in the debian bugreport:
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=871792
> 
> br
> Josua Mayer
> 
> <0001-boot-gta04-set-distro-boot-variables-for-boot-device.patch><0002-boot-gta04-use-distro-boot-variabls-for-addresses.patch><0003-boot-gta04-set-ramdisk_addr_r-variable.patch><0004-boot-gta04-set-mmcargs-before-running-bootargs.scr.patch>

I have looked through them and they appear to be good.
I hope I'll soon find time to apply and test a little...

BR and thanks,
Nikolaus



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