[PATCH] [SRU] [CONFIG] [oneiric/master] Compile-in fvat support in armel

Andy Whitcroft apw at canonical.com
Mon Sep 19 15:10:07 UTC 2011

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 04:02:04PM +0200, Paolo Pisati wrote:
> SRU Justification:
> Impact: Removing the running kernel (perhaps because we want to rollback to a
> previous one due to a regression) result in a system with no support for fat
> filesystem, and thus with the inability to flash/install the alternative kernel
> in the boot partition
> How to reproduce: boot the beagle board, remove the running kernel and then
> run flash-kernel (see below)
> Fix: Compile in support for v/fat and necessary nls modules (codepage 437
> and iso8859-1) (see the attached patch)
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/853783
> BTW the same options are already =y in oneiric/omap4.

If I put the muzzle of my gun to my head and pull the trigger it may
result in difficulty typing...

Do we really support removing the kernel you are running?  Though
building it in isn't of itself a disasterous idea if people are being
recommended to perform such actions, it does seem like a very strange


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