[syslinux] Bootloader data in /boot vs package systems (and atomic updates)

Colin Walters walters at verbum.org
Thu Apr 24 05:57:47 PDT 2014

On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 7:47 AM, Ferenc Wagner <wferi at niif.hu> wrote:
> Ah, a file I've never cared about.  I wonder if it's still usable with
> the firmware branch merged.  Now I can see that even the 
> (undocumented)
> 'make install' command copies modules into /boot/extlinux.  Is this 
> the
> spec file used by Fedora? 

The current Fedora spec file appears to be forked from that file, yes.

>  I don't know their ways, but using any of
> these does not sound like a good idea from the system administrator's
> point of view.  I'd rather avoid fiddling with the boot loader at
> package install time.

I agree.

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