Resize of ath79 / ZyXEL NBG6716 kernel partition

Alberto Bursi bobafetthotmail at
Thu May 20 02:04:27 PDT 2021

On 20/05/21 10:18, Andre Valentin wrote:
> Hi!
>> The NBG6716 has recently been disabled because of size problems with the kernel partition.
>> I'm thinking about extending it to 8MB, shouldn't be a problem.
>> But I'm afraid users will brick their device when doing a sysupgrade to the new flash layout.
>> First time / in upgrade case it must be installed via manufacturer webif or via bootloader.
>> What do you propose in these cases?
> Please help me solve this problem. Or should I just commit a change for the device with a hint in the commit message?

Adrian has added a system to block sysupgrade and show a warning message 
in the commit
see it on Github

You can use that to give a warning to users when they try to sysupgrade.


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