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geeko
post Nov 20 2008, 08:28 AM
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I tried to install angstrom following this guide:
http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/c1000...ll-instructions
But it failed, and i was afraid i had broken my zaurus.

Luckily i was able to install cacko again.
Is there any guide to installing Angstrom on top of cacko? I just want all the old stuff deleted.
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craigtyson
post Nov 29 2008, 12:40 PM
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OK Updated the WIKI Docs. Now has links to relevant files. Will update with my progress getting various stuff working on the C1000. Currently the only issue I have is lack of space on the root.

The C1000 Angstrom image configures the Onboard flash with two 64MB partitions one mounted as Root the other as Home which means I'm running out of space to install apps to root.

Although ipkg is set up to install to either, if you install a package to Home then you have to manually link the files into the root file system. I'm considering writing a script to run through the /home/packages/usr directory and create links in /usr but I'm concerned it will do more harm than good. Currently I install a package and then run it form the command line and see where it fails and link that file into its root location, takes time but stops messing things up.

More info to go onto the WIKI. I'm a firm believer in documentation helping a distro, and think that UBUNTUs success is as much to do with its documentation as its code and ease of use.
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geeko   How To Install Angstrom After Cacko   Nov 20 2008, 08:28 AM
geeko   1) Ensure that your C1000 machine has a standard f...   Nov 20 2008, 09:16 AM
Capn_Fish   You could just do a NAND restore first (with the s...   Nov 20 2008, 12:40 PM
geeko   ya im pretty sure i changed the partitioning when ...   Nov 20 2008, 12:55 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(geeko @ Nov 20 2008, 08:55 PM) Edit...   Nov 20 2008, 03:48 PM
Capn_Fish   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Nov 20 2008, 05:48 PM...   Nov 20 2008, 06:30 PM
craigtyson   If any one is interested, I can post my experience...   Nov 25 2008, 06:00 AM
speculatrix   it would definitely be useful; or maybe add someth...   Nov 25 2008, 07:47 AM
craigtyson   OK will start somthing this evening. Will be c100...   Nov 25 2008, 11:04 AM
speculatrix   I think the thing that gets people is setting up n...   Nov 25 2008, 02:10 PM
Capn_Fish   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Nov 25 2008, 04:10 PM...   Nov 26 2008, 07:17 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Nov 26 2008, 03:17 PM) ...   Nov 26 2008, 07:41 AM
craigtyson   Yup its on my list of are you prepared ... Are yo...   Nov 25 2008, 03:38 PM
speculatrix   aha, in Angstrom Manual it suggests you can put WE...   Nov 26 2008, 07:50 AM
craigtyson   Yup Didnt work for me. so have dissabled WEP on m...   Nov 26 2008, 09:19 AM
craigtyson   OK Updated the WIKI Docs. Now has links to releva...   Nov 29 2008, 12:40 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(craigtyson @ Nov 29 2008, 08:40 PM)...   Nov 29 2008, 02:30 PM
craigtyson   Yup. I'd agree that automating linking breaks...   Nov 30 2008, 09:21 AM
Jon_J   AngstromAndCacko on the wiki instructions worked w...   Dec 3 2008, 10:36 PM
craigtyson   Good to hear the instructions worked. The GUI for...   Dec 4 2008, 03:07 AM
Jon_J   On my C3100 I installed "Angstrom-x11-image-g...   Dec 4 2008, 06:02 AM
craigtyson   I'm guessing you are using the "Terminal...   Dec 4 2008, 11:39 AM
Jon_J   I do use the root shell update/upgrade worked for ...   Dec 4 2008, 12:48 PM
craigtyson   Yup using the command you do need to know the exac...   Dec 4 2008, 03:51 PM
craigtyson   Updated link http://linuxtogo.org/gowiki/N00b%20G...   Dec 9 2008, 02:57 PM
Jon_J   craigtyson, I want to update my Cacko install to t...   Dec 10 2008, 06:17 AM
craigtyson   As far as I know the tools.tar file contains the e...   Dec 11 2008, 03:35 AM
Jon_J   It worked! There is an extra step one needs t...   Dec 11 2008, 08:25 AM
Allelectrix   just been reading this thread with some interest, ...   Dec 17 2008, 12:19 PM
Wildherb   Allelectrix, Angstrom is well worth checking out ...   Dec 17 2008, 04:31 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Wildherb @ Dec 18 2008, 12:31 AM) A...   Dec 18 2008, 05:05 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Wildherb @ Dec 18 2008, 12:31 AM) q...   Dec 18 2008, 03:11 PM
Jon_J   Yes, thank you Wildherb for the summery. Here...   Dec 18 2008, 02:42 PM
Jon_J   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Dec 18 2008, 05:11 PM...   Dec 18 2008, 03:18 PM


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