sho milestone 5 actally gives me hope

2009-02-02 Thread Harry L. Lee
i can tap type into a working terminal. seemingly no access to wifi
(no iwconfig, or ipconfig) it doesn't seem to like my uSD card. not at
all sure why. have to pull it and look at it in another computer

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massive forward progress

2009-01-21 Thread Harry L. Lee
I moved my freerunner host to new hardware and a new version of ubuntu
(jaunty jacalope) and the usb networking is vastly more stable, so i'm able
to play on the freerunner much more comfortably. what i think i'd like to do
is find a stock, working full on debian system that actually has working
wifi, annd usb that i can install wiith 2 flash operations, one for the
kernel, one for the file system (jffs2?) does such a thing exist?

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running debian install.h

2009-01-21 Thread Harry L. Lee
how long does it sit at ?
***
* WARNING *
***

This will destroy all the data on the microSD card!!!

Press any key within 5 seconds to quit


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can anyone clue me in on how the install.sh script works? it

2009-01-21 Thread Harry L. Lee
it appears to be an xml file to me.

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[debian] install.sh questions

2009-01-21 Thread Harry L. Lee
install.sh questions:
first, how does this thing work? it looks like xml to me.
how long does it sit at:
Starting to partition the microSD card

***
* WARNING *
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This will destroy all the data on the microSD card!!!

Press any key within 5 seconds to quit

is this dependent on the size of the card?



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[debian] finally, it said:

2009-01-21 Thread Harry L. Lee
Press any key within 5 seconds to quit
Read from remote host fr: Connection timed out
Connection to fr closed.


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[debian]

2009-01-21 Thread Harry L. Lee
has anyone here actually compiled debian on the freerunner?
details?

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e[sho]ternal usb networking problems

2009-01-17 Thread Harry L. Lee
i run ubuntu gutsy, i 've tried every approach in the usb networking doc,
except udev, and i can find no combination that gives me a wifi connection
to the Net (not  optional) AND usb connection to my freerunner. i'm planning
on thrashng at 8.10 on my netbook monday. at this point, i've basically
decided to throw up my hands and buy a g1 in 2 weeks on the logic that it is
actually a supported product. all i really want is working wifi on the
freerunner, which does not seem much to ask.

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i'm confused

2009-01-12 Thread Harry L. Lee
i want to try fso i can find a jffs but not a kernel .bin. link anyone?

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which stacks have the most complete python implementation?

2009-01-12 Thread Harry L. Lee
both in terms of the standard python libraries and openmoko access?

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[fso]is there any way to accesswifi eitherthrough the ui? the shell?

2009-01-12 Thread Harry L. Lee
browser choices?

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confused by fso

2009-01-10 Thread Harry L. Lee
where is the kernel for fso. I grabbed: fso-image-om-gta02.tar.gz expecting
to find a kernel (ie something called .bin) but when i untarred I got a usr
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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
sorry. i have no flippin idea what i'm using. it was new out of the box 2
days ago. i've done an opkg update and an opkg upgrade. i have not
consciously upgrade from what it came with. i think i'm still using 2007.2
it is still spinning through bootish looking text where every third line
says adcrdy. if you google adcrdy, you find there are more than a couple
people out there suffering the same pain. when i press power, you get a
slight change, there is a line that says onkeyf or onkeyr and it looks a
little different if you hold it. i can get to openmoko via ssh, but if i do
anything that fires up x (the pretty opening means x, correct?) my
resolv.conf gets hosed. it fires up x briefly when you reboot from the
shell, then you get the good bootish text, then the pretty screen for a
minute then i get the bad bootish text, which starts with angstrom spelled
out in big letters made out of letters, and then  the adcrdy infinite loop.
 it took about 6 hours to learn that, sorry i was hoping that as it was
happening someone wouldsay well of course, you did xyz! abc will fix it!
someone named newkirk was very helpful in solving the opkg .conf problems.
his fix, by rights, should be integrated into getting started. and thank you
newkirk.

I have noot been able to get to uboot for a couple reasons: first and
formost, it ignores the power button. secondly i have only one working hand
which makes pressing two buttons in aco-ordinated manner problematic.
ideally it seems there could be a program you could invoke at shell that
would reboot you into the uboot environment.
I'm sorry if i'm disturbing y'all, but this, apparently is support for this
product. i purchased this product in no small part for health reasons, so it
is important to me it work reliably expect me to keep making noise until i
get it working, at which point i will act as a resource for the next guy.


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 harry,
 is there any chance you could provide us with clear and full informations?
 currently it's very hard to understand, what's going on on your side and
 what exactly your problems are.

 please, give the following informations and remember, for further posting
 prepend the subject with the name of the distribution you are using (ie
 fso, debian, 2007.2, 2008.9, qtopia, ...)
 - did you flash anything yet?
 - if so, what exactly (uboot, image)?
 - what distribution are you using? so far, i know nodm from debian only,
 but that might be wrong ...
 - are you running from flash or from sd card?
 - full error messages, not only guesses
 - kernel version, u-boot version

 and, please, refrain from belittling statements -- they are not likely to
 improve the willingness to help you.
 and lastly: this is not support, but community -- and even support is
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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
you can't read the tiny message text moving at light speed. i have an 8G uSD
installed, not running off it.
here:
http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/support/2008-July/68.html
is why i mucked with nodm. so this  problem has existed since jul-16, which
is not very encouraging.

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 harry,
 is there any chance you could provide us with clear and full informations?
 currently it's very hard to understand, what's going on on your side and
 what exactly your problems are.

 please, give the following informations and remember, for further posting
 prepend the subject with the name of the distribution you are using (ie
 fso, debian, 2007.2, 2008.9, qtopia, ...)
 - did you flash anything yet?
 - if so, what exactly (uboot, image)?
 - what distribution are you using? so far, i know nodm from debian only,
 but that might be wrong ...
 - are you running from flash or from sd card?
 - full error messages, not only guesses
 - kernel version, u-boot version

 and, please, refrain from belittling statements -- they are not likely to
 improve the willingness to help you.
 and lastly: this is not support, but community -- and even support is
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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
thank you very much. i think a flash is the solution, too. why not fdom?

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:09 AM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote:

 afaik new freeruners still come with 2007.2 -- which in turn is
 discontinued, ie no upddates.
 if you run an upgrade with a recent feeds list. you most likely mixed
 recent 2008.X stuff with the old 2007.2 stuff -- which basically means,
 your installation is beyond help ...

 your best bet would be to flash a recent image of 2008.12 (which is said
 to be a good choice) and a recent u-boot and kernel.
 please check the list's archives for links, since i am not using 208.12 i
 do not know where the images for the filesystem and the kernel live.

 here's the link for u-boot:

 http://downloads.openmoko.org/daily/testing/gta02v5_and_up-u-boot.bin

 for getting into nor (to flash):
 - one way could be to turn the fr around, thus your thumb would match the
 aux button and your index finger hits the pwr. hold the aux and press the
 pwr until the menu comes up. it is not easy to me, but doable. depending
 on how long you are single handed you might be better at this than i am
 with two hands
 - the other way could be to press aux against some little bump or a pen
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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
i copied this file to my om but can't figger out what to do with it.
here's the link for u-boot:

http://downloads.openmoko.org/daily/testing/gta02v5_and_up-u-boot.bin

I tried some pretty creative stuff to press both keys, to no avail. if i
press and hold power then press aux, something fundamental should happen,
correct? if the power itself does nothing major,might that mean it's just
being ignored?

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:09 AM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote:

 afaik new freeruners still come with 2007.2 -- which in turn is
 discontinued, ie no upddates.
 if you run an upgrade with a recent feeds list. you most likely mixed
 recent 2008.X stuff with the old 2007.2 stuff -- which basically means,
 your installation is beyond help ...

 your best bet would be to flash a recent image of 2008.12 (which is said
 to be a good choice) and a recent u-boot and kernel.
 please check the list's archives for links, since i am not using 208.12 i
 do not know where the images for the filesystem and the kernel live.

 here's the link for u-boot:

 http://downloads.openmoko.org/daily/testing/gta02v5_and_up-u-boot.bin

 for getting into nor (to flash):
 - one way could be to turn the fr around, thus your thumb would match the
 aux button and your index finger hits the pwr. hold the aux and press the
 pwr until the menu comes up. it is not easy to me, but doable. depending
 on how long you are single handed you might be better at this than i am
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 - the other way could be to press aux against some little bump or a pen
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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
i'll take your advice if i can get it there. that was my goal. i'm eager to
try debian

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:24 AM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote:

  why not fdom?

 simply didn't remember it.
 take what you like -- but since 2008.12 got some very good critiques and
 is widely used, i thought it would be a natural choice, in particular for
 a beginner with the fr.
 most of the problems you might encounter should be solved already, or at
 least a workaround/fix should be there.

 but as said before: use what looks nice to you.

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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
i actually read that before you linked it. i can't get to the menu where you
can flash. if i could, i would, long since have flashed. thus my desire for
a small program or the dbg command to get to that menu. i've tried holding
power and using my desk to press aux to no effect

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:35 AM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote:

  i copied this file to my om but can't figger out what to do with it.

 nope. that has to live on your host computer -- you need to flash it to
 the fr with dfu-util.
 i strongly suggest, you read the wiki aboput flashing first!

  http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Flashing_the_Neo_FreeRunner

  I tried some pretty creative stuff to press both keys, to no avail. if i
  press and hold power then press aux, something fundamental should happen,
  correct?

 _hold_ AUX, _then_ press PWR and hold until the menu appears -- in this
 order!

 to flash at least u-boot you need to be in nor mode. again, see the wiki
 page mentioned above, there's a section on how to get in nor mode.

  if the power itself does nothing major,might that mean it's just
  being ignored?

 for testing purposes you could hold pwr alone. after a few secs the aux
 led should flash shortly and the fr should vibrate for a moment and it
 should start to boot.
 but afaiu booting itself was no issue, right?

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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
no buzz no flash. yes, booting is an issue, if i press and hold power long
enough, i eventually get an off (black screen) but it stays that way.
regardless of button pushes.
now it's a complete brick

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:35 AM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote:

  i copied this file to my om but can't figger out what to do with it.

 nope. that has to live on your host computer -- you need to flash it to
 the fr with dfu-util.
 i strongly suggest, you read the wiki aboput flashing first!

  http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Flashing_the_Neo_FreeRunner

  I tried some pretty creative stuff to press both keys, to no avail. if i
  press and hold power then press aux, something fundamental should happen,
  correct?

 _hold_ AUX, _then_ press PWR and hold until the menu appears -- in this
 order!

 to flash at least u-boot you need to be in nor mode. again, see the wiki
 page mentioned above, there's a section on how to get in nor mode.

  if the power itself does nothing major,might that mean it's just
  being ignored?

 for testing purposes you could hold pwr alone. after a few secs the aux
 led should flash shortly and the fr should vibrate for a moment and it
 should start to boot.
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Re: so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
thanks! I was at the boot menu and tried dfu, thus:
ha...@galaxy:~$ .//dfu-util -l
dfu-util - (C) 2007 by OpenMoko Inc.
This program is Free Software and has ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY

ha...@galaxy:~$

which does not look encouraging.

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 11:17 AM, Al Johnson
openm...@mazikeen.demon.co.ukwrote:

 On Friday 09 January 2009, arne anka wrote:
   a small program or the dbg command to get to that menu. i've tried
   holding
   power and using my desk to press aux to no effect
 
  THE OTHER WAY ROUND!
  sorry for yelling, but you seem to repeatedly miss the point (which is
  perfectly normal, considering the amount of time you fiddling with this
  now ;-).
 
  HOLD AUX.
 
  PRESS PWR.

 I can do this one handed as follows:
 Grip the phone with the middle finger on the Aux button and thumb on power.
 The index finger is on the top, slightly towards the gold coloured socket,
 and the pinkie is between the headset socket and the speaker grill. Holding
 the base of the phone (the end with the hole in) against your chest will
 make
 pressing the Aux button easier.

 Press and hold the Aux button, then press and hold the Power button. When
 both
 have been down for ~2s the Aux LED will flash and the phone will vibrate,
 but
 keep holding the buttons until the menu appears on screen.

 If you mess up the button presses you may get an unresponsive phone. Don't
 worry - remove the battery for a few seconds then replace it, wait ~15s
 then
 try again. It can be frustrating when you start, but once you get the hang
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[2007.2]what does on mean?

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
getting started saysthe freerunner only charges if it is on. people keep
suggesting i have zorched the battery. since I got my fr tuesday, it has
either been plugged into the charger or the usb port of my eeepc.if i unplug
it, the display keeps showing me the adcrdy loop, which says to me the
battery is not flat. is my thinking correct?
I have completely bought into the idea of reflashing to get to a clean
start.  i plan on looking at as many distros as possible:
the om official ones first (breadcrumbs home and all that), then fso, then
debian, then android. am i missing any?
a long message follows describing my boot problems
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[2007.2 fr] boot prolems

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
first off, I am a person with disabilities: my left arm does not function.
pre-stroke, I had extensive experience as a developer/engineer in both
corporate and FOSS environments. a few falls over he past year convinced me
i needed to have a cellphone for a lifeline.i already carry a pda in my
shirt pocket, so i need a phone that replaces that functionality, and in
2008, i moved my personal computing environment to strictly FOSS. i have
lusted for a freerunner from the first i heard of them. at christmas, i was
given enough money to allow me to obtain one. (I live on a fixed and limited
income, $400 was a major investment for me.) it came tuesday. (I had
pre-read the getting started page.) i charged it for a few hours then
slogged through getting it hooked up via usb, then slogged through doing the
updates, which did not go well all (but that's another issue for another
time.)

suffice it to say fr is now in a state where it has no xserver, and
endlessly scrolls error messages on the display resulting from the mishmash
created by the botched update process. i can access a command shell on the
fr via ssh. i can wget so dns is working, as is acccess to the Net as a
whole.

however I cannot successfully press and hold aux then press power to get to
the boot menu.

i'm pretty creative about solving you only have one hand problems, but i
haven't been able to beat this one. before you try to tell me just do
this, pleas try your method with your left (more accurately, non-dominant)
hand in its pocket (you'd be amazed how many things you use both for without
realizing.

it seems there should be a relatively simple software based solution to this
problem. the boot menu is just a program, somewhere (I assume in what a
dinosaur like me would think of as) the computer's memory space. it would
seem if you knew where it was, you could use a debugger to jump to that
location and begin execution. it would seem a shell script could accomplish
that, or even a small binary executable. if some om zen master could either
point out why that wouldn't work, or whip up the appropiate tool, i''d be
eternally grateful.

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[2007.2] flashing problem another potential solution

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
since i have adequate uSD, it would seem i could copy the elements to be
flashed there, and if some localhost version of dfu-util existed, do the
whole flash inside the ssh session. i undrstand this could get tricky,but it
still seems do-able

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[2008.12]i seem to have a working freerunner!

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
thanks again for bearing with me and all your suggestions.

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[2008.12 and beyond] questions moving forward

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
diversity wifi seems to see no access points. ubuntu and 2007.2 saw many
including the one 4 feet away. i'm confused
do i need to go outside or have an antenna for gps?
i'm  still having problems with the power switch. i did NOT flash uboot
(NOR) would that change anything?

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[2008.12] problem flashing u-boot

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
this command line:
./dfu-util -a u-boot -R -D uboot.bin

yields
dfu-util - (C) 2007 by OpenMoko Inc.
This program is Free Software and has ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY

Opening USB Device 0x:0x...
Claiming USB DFU Runtime Interface...
Determining device status: state = dfuERROR, status = 14
dfuERROR, clearing status
not at least 2 device changes found ?!?
Opening USB Device...
No such Alternate Setting: u-boot
r...@galaxy:/home/harry#


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Re: [2007.2] flashing problem another potential solution

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
tnx! I got an 8gb uSD in anticipation of all this. i also have a 16, but i'm
loathe to put it in. not quite as shiny as ubuntu is ubuntu doing anything
formal in this space? certainly,i'd prefer to live on debian in the absence
of ubuntu. from what i read fso is debian based. i'm thrashing on which to
install next. on debian i've seen conflicting install methods. evidently
there are flashable versions, as well as versions that do what I think of as
a net install. i'd like to try both  the flash method seems the shortest
least painful approach. i'd also like to get my uboot problems resolved.
what uboot does one use for debian?

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Chris Samuel ch...@csamuel.org wrote:

 Hi Harry, welcome to the list!

 On Sat, 10 Jan 2009 12:02:43 pm Harry L. Lee wrote:

  since i have adequate uSD, it would seem i could copy the elements to be
  flashed there, and if some localhost version of dfu-util existed, do the
  whole flash inside the ssh session. i undrstand this could get tricky,but
  it still seems do-able

 There's actually a Debian based distro (using dpkg  apt rather than opkg)
 called Hackable-1 that is under development at the moment that installs to,
 and boots off, the SD card (needs 2GB or better).

 http://www.hackable1.org/

 This might be more what you are familiar with.   The developers are working
 on
 making it dist-upgrade'able at the moment, but for now just repartition
 your
 SD card, install the tar balls from the site, join the user list and wait
 for
 the announcement that dist-upgrade'ing is working.. ;-)

 Pros:

 - Debian! apt-get! shiny! ;-)
 - Excellent audio quality (for outgoing calls at least)
 - Abiword
 - TangoGPS
 - etc

 Cons:

 - No method for suspending yet
 - Battery meter and apm non-functional with default kernel
 - Drinks battery (no suspend!)
 - Can't import contacts into the PIM application (Evolution data server)

 Personally I'm dual booting my Freerunner now with Qt Extended 4.4.2 in
 flash
 as the work-a-day phone and Hackable-1 off the SD card as an experiment.

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Re: [2007.2] flashing problem another potential solution

2009-01-09 Thread Harry L. Lee
cann you set what the default boot device is? if so,how?

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 2:15 AM, Chris Samuel ch...@csamuel.org wrote:

 Hi Harry, welcome to the list!

 On Sat, 10 Jan 2009 12:02:43 pm Harry L. Lee wrote:

  since i have adequate uSD, it would seem i could copy the elements to be
  flashed there, and if some localhost version of dfu-util existed, do the
  whole flash inside the ssh session. i undrstand this could get tricky,but
  it still seems do-able

 There's actually a Debian based distro (using dpkg  apt rather than opkg)
 called Hackable-1 that is under development at the moment that installs to,
 and boots off, the SD card (needs 2GB or better).

 http://www.hackable1.org/

 This might be more what you are familiar with.   The developers are working
 on
 making it dist-upgrade'able at the moment, but for now just repartition
 your
 SD card, install the tar balls from the site, join the user list and wait
 for
 the announcement that dist-upgrade'ing is working.. ;-)

 Pros:

 - Debian! apt-get! shiny! ;-)
 - Excellent audio quality (for outgoing calls at least)
 - Abiword
 - TangoGPS
 - etc

 Cons:

 - No method for suspending yet
 - Battery meter and apm non-functional with default kernel
 - Drinks battery (no suspend!)
 - Can't import contacts into the PIM application (Evolution data server)

 Personally I'm dual booting my Freerunner now with Qt Extended 4.4.2 in
 flash
 as the work-a-day phone and Hackable-1 off the SD card as an experiment.

 cheers!
 Chris
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ok, i got the usb connection going

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
now i'm trying to  opkg update.
the sed thing to fix repositories did not seem to work, so i copied using
more, cut and paste, each of the files to my host machine and renamed the
files oldname.orig on my openmoko. i put the corrected versions on my
website and used wget to pull them back. opkg update now fails with more
than just signature errors. the files are in
http://jonesnose.com/openmoko/etc/opkg can any one gimme a clue?
thanks in advance  be patient with me, once i get beyond clueless noob, i'll
be a useful contributor to the community


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harshness

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
so i'm trying to install fdom, so i read ahead a couple steps and decide i
need to be sure i could get to the boot menu. (I have a disability,  only
one working hand, so anything involving the pressing of 2 buttons
simultaneously is problematic.) is there a way to force it to boot into the
boot menu from an ssh session? if not this would be a nice,and i believe,
simple, addition.

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into wifi

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
r...@om-gta02:~# iwlist eth0 scan
eth0  Scan completed :
  Cell 01 - Address: 00:0F:66:BA:A8:2F
ESSID:sorehead
Mode:Master
Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1)
Quality=23/94  Signal level=-72 dBm  Noise level=-95 dBm
Encryption key:off
Extra:bcn_int=100
  Cell 02 - Address: 00:E0:98:D2:F2:C4
ESSID:sorehead-outside
Mode:Master
Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
Quality=40/94  Signal level=-55 dBm  Noise level=-95 dBm
Encryption key:off
Extra:bcn_int=200

r...@om-gta02:~# udhcpc
udhcpc (v1.9.1) started
Sending discover...
Sending discover...
Sending discover...


I know this wap works, or i wouldn't be here.
thoughts?

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it appears, i successfully installed the gps stuff

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
but i find nothing in the ui to invoke is there a cli to start it?

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the powere button is non-responsive

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
it seems i have an openbrick

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Re: the powere button is non-responsive

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
now it is spinning through some bootish looking text ad infinitum. i don't
believe i let it discharge, unlless the power from a plugged in eeepc is
insufficient. it's pretty much either been plugged into the eeepc or the
charger. this is unacceptable. I bought this beast in anticipation of
building an appliance to assist the handicapped. so far, i am markedly
unimpressed and feeling i wasted $400. ( more after i buy a winmobile device
to replace it. with all of M$ problems, winmobile devices pretty much seem
to function as expected.

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 2009/1/9 Harry L. Lee ha...@jonesnose.com:
  it seems i have an openbrick

 if your battery is flat, that will be the case


 http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo_FreeRunner_Hardware_Issues#Can.27t_boot_with_discharged_or_missing_battery

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what is this angstrom crap?

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
I let it charge on the charger for a while and it's a little better. i
usb''d in and rebooted, and it did, sorta, i got the familiar initial boot
text, then the openmoko logo with the progress bar, then i got bootish txt
tat started out with angstrom spelled out big and back to spinning bootish
text with every fourth line adcrdy. i'm going 6to eave t that way plugged
into the charger for a while.

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this looks like it

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
http://osdir.com/ml/handhelds.openmoko.kernel/2008-03/msg00266.html

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i found a link that had some suggestions about the acaddy problem, it seemed to indicate the following steps would fix it

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
and the following happened:
ha...@galaxy:~$ ssh r...@openmoko
r...@openmoko's password:
r...@om-gta02:~# opkg list_installed|grep xserver
xserver-kdrive - 1:1.3.0.0-r25 -
xserver-kdrive-common - 0.1-r27.01 -
xserver-kdrive-fbdev - 1:1.3.0.0-r25 -
xserver-kdrive-glamo - 1:1.3.0.0+git-r5 -
xserver-nodm-init - 1.0-r8 -
r...@om-gta02:~# opkg install xserver-kdrive
Upgrading xserver-kdrive-glamo on root from 1:1.3.0.0+git-r5 to
2:1.3.0.0+gitr2841+9b28d998424c77fbc057dd3a022ccbb122793a52-r7.01...
Seems I've found a replace xserver-kdrive xserver-kdrive
Downloading
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/armv4t/xserver-kdrive-glamo_1.3.0.0+gitr2841+9b28d998424c77fbc057dd3a022ccbb122793a52-r7.01_armv4t.opk
Nothing to be done
An error ocurred, return value: 6.
Collected errors:
Failed to download
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/armv4t/xserver-kdrive-glamo_1.3.0.0+gitr2841+9b28d998424c77fbc057dd3a022ccbb122793a52-r7.01_armv4t.opk,
error 0
Failed to download xserver-kdrive-glamo. Perhaps you need to run 'opkg
update'?
r...@om-gta02:~# opkg install xservver-kdrive-common
Nothing to be done
An error ocurred, return value: 4.
Collected errors:
Cannot find package xservver-kdrive-common.
Check the spelling or perhaps run 'opkg update'
r...@om-gta02:~# opkg install xserver-kdrive-fbdev
Upgrading xserver-kdrive-fbdev on root from 1:1.3.0.0-r25 to
1:1.3.0.0-r26...
Downloading
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/armv4t/xserver-kdrive-fbdev_1.3.0.0-r26_armv4t.opk
Nothing to be done
An error ocurred, return value: 6.
Collected errors:
Failed to download
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/armv4t/xserver-kdrive-fbdev_1.3.0.0-r26_armv4t.opk,
error 0
Failed to download xserver-kdrive-fbdev. Perhaps you need to run 'opkg
update'?
r...@om-gta02:~# opkg install xserver-kdrive-glamo
Upgrading xserver-kdrive-glamo on root from 1:1.3.0.0+git-r5 to
2:1.3.0.0+gitr2841+9b28d998424c77fbc057dd3a022ccbb122793a52-r7.01...
Seems I've found a replace xserver-kdrive xserver-kdrive
Downloading
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/armv4t/xserver-kdrive-glamo_1.3.0.0+gitr2841+9b28d998424c77fbc057dd3a022ccbb122793a52-r7.01_armv4t.opk
Nothing to be done
An error ocurred, return value: 6.
Collected errors:
Failed to download
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/armv4t/xserver-kdrive-glamo_1.3.0.0+gitr2841+9b28d998424c77fbc057dd3a022ccbb122793a52-r7.01_armv4t.opk,
error 0
Failed to download xserver-kdrive-glamo. Perhaps you need to run 'opkg
update'?
r...@om-gta02:~# opkg install xserver-nodm-init
Upgrading xserver-nodm-init on root from 1.0-r8 to 1.0-r9.3...
Downloading
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/all/xserver-nodm-init_1.0-r9.3_all.opk
Nothing to be done
An error ocurred, return value: 6.
Collected errors:
Failed to download
http://downloads.openmoko.org/repository/Om2008.8/all/xserver-nodm-init_1.0-r9.3_all.opk,
error 0
Failed to download xserver-nodm-init. Perhaps you need to run 'opkg update'?
r...@om-gta02:~#

still spinning and not responding to the power button.
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so i try manually starting the x server with:

2009-01-08 Thread Harry L. Lee
/etc/init.d/xserver-nodm start
 the openmoko please wait screen comes up for a second, and it drops
back into the adcady (or is it adcrdy?) loop. seems like some package
that could be installed using opkg  could fix it.
this apparently also broke resolv.conf
my unix is rusty, i'll need to read up on the startup scripts



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stupid networking question

2009-01-06 Thread Harry L. Lee
I have an  eeepcwifi'd into the Net, running ubuntu,but when i plug the
openmoko into one of its usb ports it goes into wifi reconnection. halp!

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is there an effort to port ubuntu to openmoko?

2009-01-06 Thread Harry L. Lee
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