Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-09-01 Thread Helge Hafting
On 28. aug. 2010 00:33, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote: Carsten Gerlachdaswaldh...@gmx.de writes: does someone know a small distribution which is only made for GPS usage? For I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-09-01 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no writes: I wonder: For such a simple setup, could unsuspend be used instead of booting? I.e. if you lost power, you unsuspend into some saved image, instead of waiting for a cold boot. The state of hardware will be lost, it's not so easy. To be completely

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-31 Thread W. B. Kranendonk
--- On Mon, 8/30/10, Radek Polak pson...@seznam.cz wrote: On Sunday 29 August 2010 16:03:39 Carsten Gerlach wrote: What would be a good starting distro? I would take (...) openwrt. It's very very small and the build process is very easily configurable with menuconfig. I second OpenWRT.

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-31 Thread Carsten Gerlach
Hi, Am Dienstag 31 August 2010 schrieb W. B. Kranendonk: I second OpenWRT. The image available for Freerunner is very light and fast (didn't clock it, but perhaps just over half a minute for booting?). Thanks for this hint to openWRT. But i have problems to get a connection over wifi to the

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-31 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Carsten Gerlach daswaldh...@gmx.de writes: / # ping 88.198.93.221 PING 88.198.93.221 (88.198.93.221) 56 data bytes ping: sendto: Network is unreachable / # How can I solve this? ip route? ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-31 Thread W. B. Kranendonk
--- On Tue, 8/31/10, Carsten Gerlach daswaldh...@gmx.de wrote: Thanks for this hint to openWRT. But i have problems to get a connection over wifi to the internet. I did read the wiki (...) How can I solve this? I intended to give a hand, but I can't find the uSD with OpenWRT anymore to

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-30 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 16:03 +0200, Carsten Gerlach wrote: Hi, Am Samstag 28 August 2010 schrieb Timo Juhani Lindfors: I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to fit this task. Optionally contribute back some

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-29 Thread Carsten Gerlach
Hi, Am Samstag 28 August 2010 schrieb Timo Juhani Lindfors: I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to fit this task. Optionally contribute back some new packages. Configuring a system for GPS-only use is an

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-29 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Carsten Gerlach daswaldh...@gmx.de writes: Yes of course, you are right, maybe there is no need for a new distro, a modification of a existing one can work. But when we come to your mentioned read-only filesystem, then I dont't know if it is possible only by configuring? And what is with

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-29 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Hi, Am Samstag 28 August 2010 schrieb Timo Juhani Lindfors: I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to fit this task. Optionally contribute back some new packages. Configuring a system for GPS-only use is an

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-29 Thread Radek Polak
On Sunday 29 August 2010 16:03:39 Carsten Gerlach wrote: What would be a good starting distro? I would take SHR, but maybe another would be better? If you want something minimalist and customizable i'd try openwrt. It's very very small and the build process is very easily configurable with

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-27 Thread Joshua Judson Rosen
Carsten Gerlach daswaldh...@gmx.de writes: does someone know a small distribution which is only made for GPS usage? For outdoor holydays it would be nice to have such a distro. There is no need for using the GSM, blootooth, wifi, acceleration sensor and so on. It should only be fast at

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-27 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Carsten Gerlach daswaldh...@gmx.de writes: does someone know a small distribution which is only made for GPS usage? For I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to fit this task. Optionally contribute back some new