OpenBMC Image Management

Stewart Smith stewart at
Mon Jan 30 16:50:10 AEDT 2017

Adriana Kobylak <anoo at> writes:
>>> PNOR:
>>> * Ability to ‘patch’ by copying a Hostboot image *.bin into a designated directory (/usr/local/ for example).
>> Would it be good to add support for opkg-based packaging to incrementally (hotfix) system's update? I use it in OpenWRT.
> It is a good point, for this we’d need a read-write filesystem to
> contain the code, and be more formal in updating the revision number
> in bitbake for the images (currently is set to 0). But since our
> current use case is about applying temporary (development) patches,
> not permanent fixes, these changes wouldn’t be a priority at the
> moment. Also for PNOR images, we don’t own the packaging process (it’s
> done by the hostboot build).

Err... actually by op-build (  )
- and that's *only* for POWER.

Stewart Smith
OPAL Architect, IBM.

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