Reinstall Linux kernel

asked 2017-04-15 22:09:32 +0300

nomeata gravatar image

updated 2017-04-15 22:33:56 +0300

pawel gravatar image

After some experimentation I am left with a system that seems to up-to-date the user-space (4.1.0), but the kernel from the recover image:

~ $ uname -a
Linux jolla 3.4.0.20131115.2 #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Nov 18 03:00:49 UTC 2013 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux

I guess I am lucky I can still access the phone over WLAN, but the UI is not working at all.

How do I force a re-installation of the current kernel version?

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It seems that kernel-adaptation-sbj contains the image, but pkcon install kernel-adaptation-sbj does not work; it does not seem to know about this package.

nomeata ( 2017-04-15 23:07:17 +0300 )edit

So where would I find the rpm for kernel-adaptation-sbj-3.4.108.20161101.1-10.42.3.jolla.armv7hl? If someone can provide me a copy, that’d be great.

nomeata ( 2017-04-15 23:12:01 +0300 )edit

The jolla-customer and adaption0 package repositories are currently not working on my phone, it seems. This might be related.

nomeata ( 2017-04-15 23:23:10 +0300 )edit

@nomeatapkcon search name kernel-adaptation yields 2 results.

Perhaps to try pkcon refresh and see if the missing parts of your system are 'picked up'.

Edz ( 2017-04-17 18:00:24 +0300 )edit

I reinstalled since then. My problem was that the repository sources that require authentication were not working.

nomeata ( 2017-04-17 19:08:11 +0300 )edit