[Librem-5-dev] Librem5 Devkit and `apt-get dist-uprade` notice
heather.ellsworth at puri.sm
Wed Jun 5 08:25:31 PDT 2019
On 6/5/19 6:06 AM, Guido Günther via Librem-5-dev wrote:
> in order to prepare for using for 5.x kernels by default we adjusted the
> device tree file names for the 4.18 kernel to match the linux-next
> ones. So we now ship both imx8mq-librem5-devkit.dtb and librem5-evk.dtb
> with identical content. On top of that we updated flash-kernel to look
> for new imx8mq-librem5-devkit.dtb name as well.
> You will not notice if you update by flashing new images, however if you
> update via
> apt-get dist-upgrade
> flash-kernel will get updated and your currently installed kernel package
> might not yet have the imx8mq-librem5-devkit.dtb which makes
> flash-kernel fail. In order to avoid that *either*:
> 1.) flash a new image
> 2.) grab a newer kernel from
This kernel is already in the latest 4.18 build:
> and install that before doing the dist-upgrade.
> 3.) Copy your currently used device tree to
> before doing the dist-upgrade.
/etc/flash-kernel/dtbs/ only contained README.dtbs so
imx8mq-librem5-devkit.dtb was not found and I didn't copy my current DT.
However, after going through all of these steps, a find command reveals
that it is in 2 places:
The dist-upgrade went just fine and I rebooted. So this just primes my
devkit for a future dist-upgrade to a 5.X kernel, is that right?
> -- Guido
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