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SubjectRe: RaspberryPi "is this a real kernel?"
On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 09:53:07AM -0400, Austin S Hemmelgarn wrote:
> On 2015-05-25 05:24, John Whitmore wrote:
> >On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 09:11:56PM -0400, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> >>On Sun, 24 May 2015 11:32:36 +0100, John Whitmore said:
> >>
> >>>$ ./mkknlimg ../../linux/arch/arm/boot/zImage 3.18.0-can+.img
> >>>tail: +: invalid number of bytes
> >>>* Is this a valid kernel? In pass-through mode.
> >>
> >>Looks like they try to use 'tail' to skip over something, but the + sign
> >>in your uname -r gives it indigestion. Try building with a version name
> >>that doesn't include a + sign, and complain to the maintainers of mkknlimg
> >>that they've probably got a parameter quoting problem (most likely, there's
> >>someplace a
> >>
> >>tail -this -that $foo
> >>
> >>needs to be
> >>
> >>tail -this -that "$foo"
> >
> >Thanks a million for that help. I'll do a bit of looking into the scripts.
> >
> Actually, unless you are using ancient firmware (from prior to the
> first production revisions of the Model B), you should be able to
> boot the zImage directly, just drop it in /boot and edit config.txt
> to point to it.
>
>

Hey thanks for that. That really solves the problem thanks a million for the
info.

John




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