Redboot FIS entry upgrade from Linux
hamish at cloud.net.au
Wed Feb 13 23:30:35 EST 2008
On Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 06:31:20PM +0200, Jacob Avraham wrote:
> Say I have a zImage or ramdisk image as a file listed in FIS,
> which I use to "fis load" from Redboot.
> Now I want to upgrade an image from Linux, so in addition to
> writing into the specific mtd partition I need to update the FIS
> directory entry checksum value.
> Are there any utils to facilitate that?
> Or maybe such where not developed because it's not a good idea?
(Sorry, I'm a bit behind on this list.)
There's a utility here which can modify the RedBoot FIS table:
I added support for updating the checksums. You can get my patch here:
Like you, I update the kernel/initrd from linux then use fis to update
the checksums so that RedBoot will still load the image.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>
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