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Re: [gNewSense-users] GNS on Fuloong Mini: success

From: matti christensen
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] GNS on Fuloong Mini: success
Date: Sat, 29 Jan 2011 18:27:20 +0200
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i'm writin this w tablet ( note that i wont mention the linux variant ) as the three smallest kids are drawing near by ;o)

there appears to be a wiki page about the metad file - i'll take a close look at that and then add some metad file to 'initrd_2.6.37_fuloong_0.2.gz'

my line about weather ment that here we have so much snow that it bends trees over power lines so that we have serious trouble = many houses have no electricity and thus trouble w warming... our house is warm but there is breaks with IT as you can imagine - i'll try to attach a photo later


Quoting samy boutayeb <address@hidden>:

Hi Matti,

Le samedi 29 janvier 2011 à 17:44 +0200, matti christensen a écrit :
how did you get the system installed = what about the metad file ?

cp /usr/share/debootstrap/scripts/sid /usr/share/debootstrap/scripts/metad

  ( i'm not able to do nothing write now because of kids - and weather
= i'll explain later )

I understand, I should be working + take care of the kids (only 2 here!)
instead of hacking chinese boxes ;-)

boot the newintrd.gz and shift to an other virtual console to be able
to copy the kernel from your usb stick to the hd and modules from
ram filesystem to hd

Fine! Thank you for your advice!
I make another try a bit later



Quoting samy boutayeb <address@hidden>:

> Hi all,
> Just to let you know, that a revival of the Fuloong Mini seems to be
> doable (see our former posts on this list) after some progress on the
> installation front.
> As usual, the kernel was not installed by the installation procedure,
> and you need to creage a /boot/boot.cfg file.
> I was not yet so lucky to manage to achieve a complete booting of the
> box, however, the commands
> load (usb0,0)/fuloong/vmlinux-2.6.37-libre-lemote
> g console=tty no_auto_cmd root=/dev/sda1 rootdelay=8
> boots the systemn with one error message so far:
> FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/2.6.37-libre-lemote/modules.dep: No
> such file or directory
> ...
> then, a sequence of lines, as usual, followed by the [ ok ] on the right
> side
> ...
> until it arrives to
> gNewSense mips64 debian tty1
> debian login:
> Then, no keyboard!
> Damned!
> samy
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