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svs57

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Kernel Sl-750
« on: October 18, 2008, 02:35:27 pm »
Do anybody have kernel for 750?
(NOT ver. 2.6.24 with broken g_ether)
It will be great if this kernel will support rootfs on sd
And tell me few word how can I flesh it and boot
(u-boot or altboot or kexec or something else)
Thank you in advance.

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« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2008, 08:08:18 pm »
Hello,

some work in progress from openembedded:

please apply standard partitioning and then flash kernel (rename it to zImage.bin).
This kernel boots a graphical bootmenu: the kernel is searched in nand, sd, cf,...but must be in /boot.[1]
You have to create kernel-cmdline in /boot too.[2]
Last thing, remember to edit your fstab and comment the lines referring to mtdblock* (if you boot sd you want /home on sd probably...)
Supports ext2, ext3, jfss2 and more...

Cheers

Andrea

[1]
mizar boot # ls -l
total 1335
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      21 Oct 11 23:23 kernel-cmdline -> kernel-cmdline-2.6.26
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root      68 Oct 11 03:14 kernel-cmdline-2.6.26
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root      13 Oct 11 23:23 zImage -> zImage-2.6.26
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1358736 Oct 11 03:14 zImage-2.6.26

[2]
mizar boot # cat kernel-cmdline
console=ttyS0,115200n8 console=tty1 noinitrd   dyntick=enable debug

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« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2008, 07:14:35 am »
Thank you very match.
My zaurus was covered with dust since I buy N810
I'll try it this evening.
Can you understand me how you place kernel in nand partition?
I remember that kernels >=2.6.24 doesn't fit standart NAND partition.
A half of year ago I play with modifying   drivers/mtd/nand/sharpsl.c and u-boot to change partition number and size to fit new kernel in it.

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« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2008, 05:04:55 pm »
Hi Ant
I boot 2.6.27.4 using your kernel and kexec
But g_ether doesn't  works
Do you know where can I get latest patches for sl-750?
Thank you in advance.

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« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2008, 05:43:40 pm »
After the initramfs-kexecboot kernel I can send you the actual 2.6.26 and the modules, compiled for c7x0.
Honestly I did not test usb networking, but others (Jay7) are using it on akita. Please report any problem.

Andrea

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« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2008, 03:42:33 am »
Thank you Andrea
usbnet works with this kernel.
I'll continue testing.
Do you know which Xserver works with touch screen?
I remember than Debian's Xserver doesn't work with ts.

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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2008, 08:57:46 am »
I have problem with rootfs on SD.
After suspend rootfs on SD has a lot of errors.
Do anybody know how to solve?