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grog
post Jun 21 2006, 06:54 PM
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Hi all. I'm really interested in trying out PocketWorkstation and/or PocketWorkstationXQT on my C860, but can I please get a few questions answered first?

For starters, I am in the right forum (X/QT = PocketWorkstationXQT)? And what's the diff between the above two? Do the above pages have the right info to get me started, or should I go through the main pinned topic first? It seems that if I want a 'true' X desktop I'll have to go the PocketWorkstationXQT way, correct?

And what's pdaxqtrom all about? That seems to be entirely pdaxrom based, right?

And it seems either needs a 'base' install of something else. Do I have to use the official sharp rom, or can I use cacko? Can I use OZ/OPIE? And after I get comfortable with debian, do I ever have to boot back into the other for any reason? Is there any way to install just PocketWorkstation to flash?

thanks in advance
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post Jun 28 2006, 07:06 AM
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I finally got enough time to get my cf nic up & running, which I had to do in qpe. Is there any way to configure & start a card directly in debian? I'd like to know when I get around to trying out my wifi card next, as I'll have to configure it with a wep key.

I then first tried 'apt-get update', which failed trying to get the testing arm lists (which don't exist. Sad to think that this'll all be out of date one day) so I changed /etc/apt/sources.list to point to stable, and that worked great. I then did a 'apt-get -y dist-upgrade' & set it to only prompt on critical changes, which went without a hitch (well, it still prompts you for a few things, which I found annoying, but that's life). I also installed xmms & xmms-mad, which again installed & run just fine.

But of course I now try to point xmms to the mp3's on my cf card & I can't figure out how from with the chroot'd environment. I can 'cru df' & see the mounted filesystem, and 'cru ls -l /mnt/cf' shows what's on the card, but 'ls -l /mnt/cf' is empty (local). There's no /etc/fstab, do I have to create one & mount the cards again under debian? Then again there's no /dev/hda* device blocks in the chroot, so how would I go about creating those (if that's the right approach to take)?

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grog   Pocketworkstation Basics   Jun 21 2006, 06:54 PM
miskinis   Hi, I'll take a stab at answering your questi...   Jun 21 2006, 08:45 PM
Meanie   QUOTE(grog @ Jun 22 2006, 12:54 PM)Hi all. I...   Jun 21 2006, 09:24 PM
stormer   I suggest that we rename and sticky this thread as...   Jun 22 2006, 02:27 AM
grog   Thanks for the details, guys. That does clear most...   Jun 22 2006, 02:32 AM
grog   And can I flash/update the base rom (cacko) later ...   Jun 22 2006, 02:34 AM
grog   Well, I've answered one of my original questio...   Jun 27 2006, 03:20 AM
grog   QUOTE(grog @ Jun 27 2006, 05:20 AM)Is there a...   Jun 27 2006, 09:16 AM
InSearchOf   I agree this should be sticky'd... I've be...   Jun 27 2006, 02:37 PM
grog   QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Jun 27 2006, 04:37 PM)Edit...   Jun 28 2006, 07:08 AM
Meanie   QUOTE(grog @ Jun 29 2006, 01:08 AM)QUOTE(InSe...   Jun 28 2006, 08:09 AM
adf   This is the site for debian on the 3000. I think i...   Jul 4 2006, 01:00 PM
grog   I finally got enough time to get my cf nic up ...   Jun 28 2006, 07:06 AM
grog   QUOTE(grog @ Jun 28 2006, 09:06 AM)I can ...   Jun 28 2006, 09:32 AM
omro   Does anyone update pocket workstation anymore? Has...   Jul 8 2006, 03:46 AM
McChubby   I've been trying pocketworkstation on my C3200...   Jul 8 2006, 05:07 AM
koen   QUOTE(McChubby @ Jul 8 2006, 01:07 PM)I'v...   Jul 8 2006, 05:58 AM
omro   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 8 2006, 05:58 AM)As hrw and ...   Jul 8 2006, 06:17 AM
koen   QUOTE(omro @ Jul 8 2006, 02:17 PM)QUOTE(koen ...   Jul 8 2006, 07:01 AM
omro   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 8 2006, 07:01 AM)QUOTE(omro ...   Jul 8 2006, 12:03 PM
omro   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 8 2006, 07:01 AM)OOo has alr...   Jul 18 2006, 03:44 AM
koen   QUOTE(omro @ Jul 18 2006, 11:44 AM)QUOTE(koen...   Jul 18 2006, 03:46 AM
omro   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 18 2006, 03:46 AM)QUOTE(omro...   Jul 18 2006, 06:08 AM
koen   QUOTE(omro @ Jul 18 2006, 02:08 PM)QUOTE(koen...   Jul 18 2006, 06:38 AM
omro   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 18 2006, 06:38 AM)Most of th...   Jul 19 2006, 06:23 AM
omro   dare I ask how it's going?   Aug 5 2006, 02:53 AM
packetfocus   QUOTE(omro @ Aug 5 2006, 09:53 PM)dare I ask ...   Aug 21 2006, 09:09 PM
omro   QUOTE(omro @ Aug 5 2006, 09:53 PM)dare I ask ...   Aug 23 2006, 12:38 PM
omro   QUOTE(omro @ Aug 23 2006, 12:38 PM)QUOTE(omro...   Oct 23 2006, 01:36 AM
zedkatuf2   QUOTE(packetfocus @ Aug 22 2006, 06:09 AM)QUO...   Aug 23 2006, 02:35 PM
packetfocus   QUOTE(zedkatuf2 @ Aug 24 2006, 09:35 AM)QUOTE...   Aug 23 2006, 03:46 PM
Meanie   QUOTE(packetfocus @ Aug 24 2006, 09:46 AM)QUO...   Aug 23 2006, 06:20 PM
packetfocus   pdaXrom already has gtk2, python, perl and mayb...   Aug 23 2006, 06:30 PM
Wildherb   QUOTE(packetfocus @ Aug 22 2006, 06:09 AM)QUO...   Nov 22 2006, 04:19 PM
McChubby   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 8 2006, 02:58 PM)As hrw and ...   Jul 8 2006, 07:56 AM
koen   QUOTE(McChubby @ Jul 8 2006, 03:56 PM)[..] bu...   Jul 8 2006, 08:06 AM
McChubby   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 8 2006, 05:06 PM)QUOTE(McChu...   Jul 8 2006, 08:14 AM
McChubby   QUOTE(McChubby @ Jul 8 2006, 04:56 PM)I under...   Jul 8 2006, 09:07 AM
adf   "As hrw and I asked multiple times before: Co...   Jul 8 2006, 11:24 AM
koen   QUOTE(adf @ Jul 8 2006, 07:24 PM)"As hrw...   Jul 8 2006, 12:27 PM
adf   QUOTE(koen @ Jul 8 2006, 08:27 PM)QUOTE(adf ...   Jul 8 2006, 01:22 PM
koen   QUOTE(adf @ Jul 8 2006, 09:22 PM)Personally i...   Jul 8 2006, 01:27 PM
omro   Might be an idea to start a new thread with your q...   Jul 8 2006, 01:50 PM
pgas   QUOTE'If you are running OZ and are using PW, ...   Jul 8 2006, 02:04 PM
koen   QUOTE(pgas @ Jul 8 2006, 10:04 PM)here is my ...   Jul 8 2006, 11:55 PM
macwiz   Hi Here I am again wondering what to do with my Z...   Feb 15 2007, 04:37 PM
Meanie   QUOTE(macwiz @ Feb 16 2007, 10:37 AM)Hi Here...   Feb 15 2007, 04:45 PM
macwiz   Meanie, if I had that Zaurus, what ROM would I be ...   Feb 16 2007, 09:25 AM
Meanie   QUOTE(macwiz @ Feb 17 2007, 03:25 AM)Meanie, ...   Feb 16 2007, 02:00 PM
macwiz   QUOTE(Meanie @ Feb 16 2007, 10:00 PM)QUOTE(ma...   Feb 16 2007, 03:32 PM


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