kboot-utils - helper tools to generate a kboot.conf file

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: kboot-utils
Package version: 0.4
Package release: 1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 75 B
Download size: 8.21 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.br.debian.org
kboot-utils provides helper tools to automatically generate a kboot.conf file from entries in /boot. kboot.conf is used for instance by the petitboot bootloader, which is used on the Sony PlayStation 3 in OtherOS mode; petitboot reads the file from the root filesystem in order to list kernels to boot.



    Binary package: kboot-utils_0.4-1_all.deb
    Source package: kboot-utils

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install kboot-utils deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install kboot-utils


    • /etc/default/kboot
    • /etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-update-kboot
    • /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-kboot
    • /usr/sbin/kboot-mkconfig
    • /usr/sbin/update-kboot
    • /usr/share/doc/kboot-utils/README
    • /usr/share/doc/kboot-utils/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/kboot-utils/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/kboot-utils/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/kboot-utils/kboot.conf.sample
    • /usr/share/kboot/kboot-mkconfig_lib
    • /usr/share/man/man8/kboot-mkconfig.8.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man8/update-kboot.8.gz


    2013-11-24 - Antonio Ospite <ospite@studenti.unina.it> kboot-utils (0.4-1) unstable; urgency=low * debian/copyright: update copyright years for package files

    2013-11-19 - Antonio Ospite <ospite@studenti.unina.it> kboot-utils (0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low * debian/dirs: remove entries already created by the upstream Makefile

    2013-11-19 - Antonio Ospite <ospite@studenti.unina.it> kboot-utils (0.2-2) unstable; urgency=low * debian/copyright: use Copyright Format 1.0 * debian/rules: remove unneeded comments * debian/control: switch to debhelper >= 9 * debian/control: bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 * debian/control: specify the debian package branch in Vcs-Git * debian/gbp.conf: explicitly disable pristine-tar * debian/control: fix short and long descriptions. Thanks to gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org> * debian/watch: add a watchfile * debian/control: fix the long description again

    2011-10-02 - Antonio Ospite <ospite@studenti.unina.it> kboot-utils (0.2-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #641465) Thanks to Gergely Nagy for reviewing the package