[maemo-developers] Kernel for Maemo N800 and dual boot

From: Frantisek Dufka dufkaf at seznam.cz
Date: Wed Apr 4 22:57:29 EEST 2007
Kalle Vahlman wrote:
>>    Is it possible to setup n800 to boot from a menu list like grub on
>> something similar?
> Yes, see
>  http://maemo.org/maemowiki/HowTo_EASILY_Boot_From_MMC_card

One difference from desktop PC is that there is only one kernel (stored 
in one kernel partition /dev/mtd2, see /proc/mtd)

To boot more kernels you either need to hack closed bootloader (not fun 
for most sane people) or be able to boot one kernel from another. 
Hopefully the latter can be done via kexec or armboot module in LAB 
(Linux As Bootloader) but both will probably need some work.

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