An unofficial Debian Installer for Pinebook Pro
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(12-09-2019, 05:12 AM)danielt Wrote: The kernel is handled by the package manager (it's just a ` make bindeb-pkg` from the kernel build system though) with a tiny hack thrown in  to ensure the kernel is uncompressed when it is installed to /boot (the u-boot distro boot protocol doesn't work with compressed kernels).

However the kernel is just a download rather than a proper apt repo so there is no kernel upgrade path. A PPA is a good idea although hopefully it can be obsoleted even more quickly than my installer: providing the fuel guage driver and the panel-simple update get upstreamed this cycle PPA can be obsolete as soon as Debian adopts v5.6 kernel!

This has me salivating. I'm easily excited, I guess. :-)

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Messages In This Thread
RE: An unofficial Debian Installer for Pinebook Pro - by Jeremiah Cornelius - 12-09-2019, 06:08 PM
First boot - by JaredT66 - 05-19-2020, 09:49 AM
RE: First boot - by carletes - 05-19-2020, 01:35 PM

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