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bam
Jus like the post says is it possible to compile and configure an altboot for stock rom, something to choose which runlevel, like goto emergency linux boot mode etc... qt/noqt, and perhaps point it at say a pdaxrom install? or even a debian "pws" install?
koen
QUOTE(bam @ Jul 22 2006, 07:26 AM)
Jus like the post says is it possible to compile and configure an altboot for stock rom, something to choose which runlevel, like goto emergency linux boot mode etc... qt/noqt, and perhaps point it at say a pdaxrom install? or even a debian "pws" install?
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Altboot is shell code, no need to compile smile.gif
bam
ohhhh......hmmm
bam
so how do I extract data from a oz ipk?
CoreDump
QUOTE(bam @ Jul 22 2006, 11:15 AM)
so how do I extract data from a oz ipk?
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Just like you'd extract any modern .ipk:

ar -x $IPK (IIRC)
tar -xzf data.tar.gz

There are older ipk files which do not use ar for the top-layer compression, but tar+gzip.
However, OZ only uses the newer ar archives. I dunno what the other distros use.

altboot is very flexible and could be made to work on any distro that installs the busybox tools with a bit of efford.

If you intend to do so, patches are of course very welcome.
koen
QUOTE(CoreDump @ Jul 22 2006, 10:31 AM)
QUOTE(bam @ Jul 22 2006, 11:15 AM)
so how do I extract data from a oz ipk?
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Just like you'd extract any modern .ipk:

ar -x $IPK (IIRC)
tar -xzf data.tar.gz

There are older ipk files which do not use ar for the top-layer compression, but tar+gzip.
However, OZ only uses the newer ar archives. I dunno what the other distros use.
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ipkg has been using the .deb compatible for some years now smile.gif
bam
cool smile.gif thanks
bam
and yes this is my intention....but we shall see how successful I am. Hoping to be able to boot pdaxrom(the 3000 version) and console(at least), Coredump, any chance in describing the boot process and how altboot interacts with that?
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