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Snappy rolling back on kernel panic

Image you get an update and the kernel panics with that update, what are you to do? Suppose now that you have a snappy based system, this is automatically solved for you. Here’s a short video showing this on a Beagle Bone Black, the concept is quite simple, if there is a panic, we revert to the last known state. In this video I inject an initrd that panics on boot after issuing a snappy update and before rebooting into the update. ...

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Preliminary support for dtb override from OEM snaps

Today the always in motion ppa ppa:snappy-dev/tools has landed support for overriding the dtb provided by the platform in the device part with one provided by the oem snap. The package.yaml for the oem snap has been extended a bit to support this, an example follows for extending the am335x-boneblack platform. name: mydevice.sergiusens vendor: sergiusens icon: meta/icon.png version: 1.0 type: oem branding: name: My device subname: Sergiusens Inc. store: oem-key: 123456 hardware: dtb: mydtb. ...