Could you supply a tested patch which accomplishes this please? I only use
the Debian kernel images. Thanks.

On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 5:17 PM, Martin Schitter <> wrote:

> Package: raspi3-firmware
> Version: 1.20170317-4
> the raspi3-firmware kernel postinstall hook should take care of
> uncompressing kernel moved to /boot/firmware. raspberry firmware can only
> handle uncompressed images (otherwise the board will hang and only show the
> rainbow screen).
> debians official arm64 kernel packages utilize uncompressed kernel images,
> but cross compiled custom kernels (e.g. by using 'make ARCH=arm64
> CROSS_COMPILE=aarch64-linux-gnu- deb-pkg') will pack compressed ones in
> the linux-image*_arm64.debs by default.
> 'scripts/extract-vmlinux', provided by the linux kernel source code, could
> be used to decompress all kinds of kernel images.
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