On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:13:52AM +0200, Edward Bartolo wrote:
> Sorry for the other mail but to correct the title I have to send another one.
You can edit the title while replying.
> I think this news interests Devuan. Newer shiny kernel packages do not
> create the /vmlinuz and /initrd.img symbolic links. I tried the
> liquorice kernel and yesterday compiled the vanilla kernel from
> kernel.org. Both installations did not create these links.
These links are useless for any boot program capable of using more than one
kernel, thus they are not created by default for more than a decade.
Debian's (and thus Devuan's) official precompiled kernel package update the
symlinks if they exist but AFAIK they don't create them anew -- the
debian-installer module does, though, so it's not surprising you still have
This doesn't matter at all unless you use lilo, and even that might have
Second "wet cat laying down on a powered-on box-less SoC on the desk" close
shave in a week. Protect your ARMs, folks!
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