[ECOS] backup strategy for loading Linux kernel in Redboot FIS ?

Andrew Lunn andrew@lunn.ch
Tue Mar 2 08:15:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 04:22:43PM +0100, Winkler Andreas wrote:
> Hi,
> for a deployable system I need the possibility to load a linux kernel into
> the Redboot FIS, to update the system.
> This must be possible via ethernet or modem connection (ppp).
> Therefore the load and store has to be done by the running Linux system.
> Now I am looking for a backup strategy in the case of a fault - e. g. power
> failure - during load or writing the kernel.
> In that case the linux kernel couldn't be started again.
> I am thinking of a second Linux kernel, which could be started in the case,
> the load of the first one fails.
> How could this be handled?
> Or is there a better solution?

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