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« Reply #135 on: May 03, 2007, 09:24:31 am »
From debian arm forum:

Subject: Re: Is armel project alive?

There is probably some porting work to be done, before you can get
to xulrunner and the firefox/iceweasel etc. But the project is
going on, not just on armel-debs site. The new packages are arriving:

deb http://ftp.gnuab.org/debian/ sid main
deb http://ftp.gnuab.org/debian/ unreleased main

where "sid" is unmodified packages from, well, sid. unreleased
is includes packages patched for armel (currently attr and apt -
do not fail to install those instead of sid version!)

gnuab repository does not hold binary-all packages, for those
you need a a repository from a mirror close to you.

deb http://ftp.fi.debian.org/debian dists/unstable/main/binary-arm/

Finally, you will want the original armel port repo.

deb http://armel-debs.applieddata.net/debian/ sid main

Notice it will take a few weeks until gnuab repository will catch up
sid, until then it's going to be quite rough ride.

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« Reply #136 on: May 03, 2007, 10:46:55 am »
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2. Problem with 4G SD. Suspend/resume destroy FS. It's happen only with SD>2G
any fixes on this? does this only happen on a 4g partition or all 4g cards?
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Only on second part of 4G SD.
First 2G partition works correct.
"mkfs.ext3 -j" hang on second 2G partition.
If I create it on cardreader it also destroy fs after some times or hang PDA.
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Let me just check this before I make an unwise purchase:  If I buy a 4G SD card but (for the time being at least) restrict my use of it to a partition covering the first 2G, then I should not have any problems?  (To be more accurate, I should not have any problems _in_addition_ to those which I would have had had I bought a 2G card instead?)

[Very OT aside for those who enjoy syntactic teasers: having just used a "double had" in that last sentence, I am reminded of an English paragraph consisting of 2 sentences which involves 11 consecutive uses of the word "had".  I kid you not!  So here it is.  Try to punctuate this so that it makes sense:

Smith where Jones had had had had had had had had had had had the examiner's approval

It describes a difference in the answers which 2 candidates (Smith and Jones) give in a written English examination, and the attitude of the examiner to these answers.  Anybody who can punctuate that paragraph deserves the English Syntax Genius Award!  Apologies in advance for the blatantly English-language bias of this contribution.]
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« Reply #137 on: May 04, 2007, 02:17:42 am »
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Let me just check this before I make an unwise purchase:  If I buy a 4G SD card but (for the time being at least) restrict my use of it to a partition covering the first 2G, then I should not have any problems?  (To be more accurate, I should not have any problems _in_addition_ to those which I would have had had I bought a 2G card instead?)
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Don't buy SDHC SD card. Zaurus SD controller doesn't support SDHC.
I'm not sure that all nonSDCH 4G SD card will work correct on Zaurus.
Better test it before buy.

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« Reply #138 on: May 04, 2007, 03:28:04 am »
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Let me just check this before I make an unwise purchase:  If I buy a 4G SD card but (for the time being at least) restrict my use of it to a partition covering the first 2G, then I should not have any problems?  (To be more accurate, I should not have any problems _in_addition_ to those which I would have had had I bought a 2G card instead?)
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Don't buy SDHC SD card. Zaurus SD controller doesn't support SDHC.
I'm not sure that all nonSDCH 4G SD card will work correct on Zaurus.
Better test it before buy.
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SDHC is software, not hardware.
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« Reply #139 on: May 04, 2007, 06:46:55 am »
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Let me just check this before I make an unwise purchase:  If I buy a 4G SD card but (for the time being at least) restrict my use of it to a partition covering the first 2G, then I should not have any problems?  (To be more accurate, I should not have any problems _in_addition_ to those which I would have had had I bought a 2G card instead?)
...
Don't buy SDHC SD card. Zaurus SD controller doesn't support SDHC.
I'm not sure that all nonSDCH 4G SD card will work correct on Zaurus.
Better test it before buy.
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SDHC is software, not hardware.
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Did you test it on Zaurus. I talk with kernel mmc driver maintainer.
He told me that need hardware support for SDHC.

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« Reply #140 on: May 04, 2007, 09:34:00 am »
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Let me just check this before I make an unwise purchase:  If I buy a 4G SD card but (for the time being at least) restrict my use of it to a partition covering the first 2G, then I should not have any problems?  (To be more accurate, I should not have any problems _in_addition_ to those which I would have had had I bought a 2G card instead?)
...
Don't buy SDHC SD card. Zaurus SD controller doesn't support SDHC.
I'm not sure that all nonSDCH 4G SD card will work correct on Zaurus.
Better test it before buy.
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SDHC is software, not hardware.
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Did you test it on Zaurus. I talk with kernel mmc driver maintainer.
He told me that need hardware support for SDHC.
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Yes, that is my understanding as well - SDHC will not work.  Although this new format may (or may not, not sure) have exactly the same physical pinout as the old format, the way the pins are driven is different and the hardware logic in the old host devices (such as the Zaurus) cannot be made to drive the pins in the required way and no upgrade to the firmware which controls this hardware logic is capable of changing that.  But I'm guessing here, based on a quick search and scan of relevant documents...

Anyway, I've taken the plunge and bought a TS4GSD150 since that seems to be the (old format) variety which has the best/most reports on [a href=\"http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/?q=wiki/SDCompatList]http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/?q=wiki/SDCompatList[/url]
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« Reply #141 on: May 05, 2007, 01:47:48 am »
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Did you test it on Zaurus. I talk with kernel mmc driver maintainer.
He told me that need hardware support for SDHC.
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Koen reported it working a little while back: [a href=\"http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/?q=node/666]http://www.tyrannozaurus.com/?q=node/666[/url]
I'm sure many were surprised to hear it.
We are still waiting to hear if SDHC's work in the latest pdaXrom.
Please let us know if you have success or failure.
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« Reply #142 on: May 05, 2007, 12:40:16 pm »
It prolly wont work on the current one... but it should work on the next release...

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« Reply #143 on: May 10, 2007, 08:11:52 am »
newbie question...

how do i mount my cf card or usb drive in debian?
i looked in /dev and couldn't find traditional ones like hda or sda

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« Reply #144 on: May 10, 2007, 09:18:33 am »
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newbie question...

how do i mount my cf card or usb drive in debian?
i looked in /dev and couldn't find traditional ones like hda or sda
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cf card - /dev/hda
try
pccardctl eject
pccardctl insert
pccardctl info

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« Reply #145 on: May 10, 2007, 11:00:19 am »
thanks!!
found the problem when i install pccardctl...
it's because i didn't install pcmciautils
now i got /dev/hda

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« Reply #146 on: May 10, 2007, 11:19:22 am »
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thanks!!
found the problem when i install pccardctl...
it's because i didn't install pcmciautils
now i got /dev/hda
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As about usb storage I guest you should load modules:
modprobe usb-storage

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« Reply #147 on: May 10, 2007, 01:18:45 pm »
hm... no luck this time
i got "USB Mass Storage support registered." after modprobe
and when i plug in the usb thumb drive, it shows "udc: USB reset"
but no new things in /dev


btw, i also want to ask about the xserver
i grabbed the xserver from your link, but i don't know how to extract the ipk, any hints?
i tried tar zxvf, no luck

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« Reply #148 on: May 10, 2007, 01:26:36 pm »
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hm... no luck this time
i got "USB Mass Storage support registered." after modprobe
and when i plug in the usb thumb drive, it shows "udc: USB reset"
but no new things in /dev


btw, i also want to ask about the xserver
i grabbed the xserver from your link, but i don't know how to extract the ipk, any hints?
i tried tar zxvf, no luck
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« Reply #149 on: May 11, 2007, 12:11:28 am »
thanks! i can extract them now

but when i start X, i can't get the touchscreen to work
X said
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Zaurus:/mnt/usr/bin# X -br -pn -dpi 200 -rgba rgb -screen 480x640@270 :0 -noreset
_XSERVTransSocketOpenCOTSServer: Unable to open socket for inet6
_XSERVTransOpen: transport open failed for inet6/Zaurus:0
_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for inet6
error opening security policy file /usr/lib/xserver/SecurityPolicy
Extended Input Devices not yet supported. Impelement it at line 625 in kinput.c
Failed to open TSLib device, tried /dev/ts /dev/touchscreen/0 .
Try setting TSLIB_TSDEVICE to valid /dev entry?
i think the touchscreen is at /dev/input/event1
so i export TSLIB_TSDEVICE=/dev/input/event1
but it still failed
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Extended Input Devices not yet supported. Impelement it at line 625 in kinput.c
Couldnt open tslib config file: No such file or directory
Failed to open TSLib device, tried /dev/input/event1 /dev/ts /dev/touchscreen/0 .
any ideas?




EDIT:
i got the touchscreen now!  
i got xfbdev and all its libraries from angstrom to get X to start
then i also get the tslib-calibrate, tslib-conf, tslib-test in the angstrom feed
export TSLIB_TSDEVICE=/dev/input/event1
ts_calibrate
ts_test
wala~ the cursor moves, i'll install iceWM now
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