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Need a simple installer script

Posted by gnexus 
Need a simple installer script
October 27, 2012 10:18PM
According to the maintainer of the sunxi uboot it is not possible to reliably boot from all devices using the SD card unless you have an uboot specifically made for each device. That would require a specific Linux SD image for each device. That is not a realistic scenario.

So what we need is an installer script that installs the uboot to NAND. No dd commands are needed. Just backup the existing uboot and copy the new one over. Then give the choice of installing the rootfs to SD card, and/or possibly NAND also.

Jeffs existing installer script could easily be adopted to the task.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 10/29/2012 07:25AM by gnexus.
Re: Need a simple installer script
December 14, 2012 04:14PM
have u seen Guillaumes little program on his website that suggests it might boot from nand ... i havnt tried it yet but i assume it takes a working sd card distro and sets up nand boot from it ..
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