[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Kernel issues on Nokia 770

From: Frantisek Dufka dufkaf at seznam.cz
Date: Mon May 15 10:55:48 EEST 2006
> 1)
> Has anyone ever been making a kernel package for the Nokia 770 which can 
> be installed there with Application Installer rather than deploying 
> 'zImage' of new kernel onto the device?

Probably not. It is not straightforward at all, maybe even imposible. 
You would definitely need root privileges for messing with MTD (flash) 

> 2)
> Is it accomplishable at all to have a few kernel images on the Nokia at 
> the same time and choose one using a boot loader as it usually happens 
> with normal Linux mashines?

I think it can be done but not easily. The bootloader canot choose 
between multiple kernels and there is not space dedicated to multiple 
kernels. One solution is kexec 

BTW, please do not cross post to multiple list, just pick one randomly 
:-) It is hard to track mutliple replies going to multiple lists.


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