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Sven

Armbian kernel package keeps deleting custom kernels

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Hello,

 

not sure if I'm at the right place here, so please let me know if I'm wrong and where I need to be. Thanks in advance and my apologies...

 

My problem is that for some time now does Apt keep deleting custom kernels in /boot and the package appears to delete kernels not only with a rough pattern, but with "-f" as well, ignoring any file permissions. I've been watching this for a while now and it has left me at first with unbootable devices until I've noticed the cause. I would very much appreciate it of the Armbian kernel package wouldn't just delete anything that looks remotely like a kernel from /boot with a "rm -f *", but only removes the files that have been part of a previously installed package and leaves all other files in place.

 

An example:

Preparing to unpack .../38-linux-image-current-sunxi_20.02.11_armhf.deb ...
update-initramfs: Deleting /boot/initrd.img-5.6.3-sven1    <--- There again
Removing obsolete file 5.4.30-sunxi
Removing obsolete file uInitrd-5.6.3-sven1                 <--- Not obsolete but actually a part of the running kernel
Removing obsolete file uInitrd-5.4.30-sunxi
update-initramfs: Deleting /boot/initrd.img-5.4.30-sunxi
Unpacking linux-image-current-sunxi (20.02.11) over (20.02.9) ...

 

I'd appreciate it if somebody could make this stop.

Edited by Sven

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