Bug 859542 - Change the way the kernel load address is determined for ARM U-Boot.
Change the way the kernel load address is determined for ARM U-Boot.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grubby (Show other bugs)
arm Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Jones
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-21 15:27 EDT by D. Marlin
Modified: 2012-09-27 00:59 EDT (History)
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grubby patch to change the way the kernel load address is determined (2.46 KB, patch)
2012-09-21 15:27 EDT, D. Marlin
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Description D. Marlin 2012-09-21 15:27:55 EDT
Created attachment 615583 [details]
grubby patch to change the way the kernel load address is determined

Description of problem:

The kernel load address was initially determined by using the
Hardware entry in /proc/cpuinfo to identify the platform.  This
involved a substring match that was inexact, and was based on the
host hardware, and not the package being installed.

This patch changes grubby to use the kernel flavor (last component
of the kernel-release) of the kernel package being installed to
determine the platform.  This approach also allows a kernel to
be installed from a host that differs from the target platform
when using tools like livemedia-creator.

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This change is functionally equivalent to the previous code, unless creating an image using live-media creator and the --armplatform command line argument on a host that differs from the target.
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2012-09-21 15:51:59 EDT
grubby-8.18-1.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2012-09-22 02:39:24 EDT
Package grubby-8.18-1.fc18:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing grubby-8.18-1.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2012-09-27 00:59:03 EDT
grubby-8.18-1.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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