[Angstrom-devel] [RFC] add kernel-module-loop to roofs for collie and tosa
Junqian Gordon Xu
xjqian at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 13:22:52 CET 2008
On 01/30/2008 05:23 AM, Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote:
> Dnia Wednesday, 30 of January 2008, Junqian Gordon Xu napisał:
>> altboot-console-image needs loopback file support either in the kernel
>> or as kernel module.
> It is not 'altboot-console-image' which needs it but altboot.
You are right, but practically it's not nice to have users to go find
kernel-module-loop before they can install roofs as a loopback image at
SD/CF. For tosa, the typical case is to install altboot-console-image
first then use altboot to install another image.
>> CONFIG_BLK_DEV_LOOP=m were set for both collie and tosa. Other Z deviced
>> has loopback file support built into the kernel.
> Probably not for long as kernel size increase with each version ;(
We can set it as module for all devices, sooner or later.
>> I would propose the following change [both dev and stable] to pack
>> kernel-module-loop into the default rootfs for collie and tosa; and
>> bump PR for task-base.
> As altboot needs it then it has to be added as RRECOMMENDS to altboot
> recipe rather.
The point is to have it available with altboot at the very beginning.
Although it's not techinically RDEPENDS, should we set it as RDEPENDS to
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