Re: Uboot

2008-08-06 Thread Aaron Sowry
I had this problem when I put obexftp into the startup for my bluez. Turns out it doesn't auto-background, so it was hanging there just after the startup. Happily, I was able to ssh in, fix it, and kill the obexftp to let it start up normal. Can you ssh in via USB still? If so look at

Re: Uboot

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | I had this problem when I put obexftp into the startup for my bluez. Turns out it doesn't auto-background, so it was hanging there just after the startup. Happily, I was able to ssh in, fix it, and kill

Re: Led light stay on after boot

2008-08-06 Thread Olivier Berger
Feydreva [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: yeah, it turns off at one point... but it s not consistent... Well, it may be consistent to the fact that the phone eventually drops charging at one time even though the charger may be plugged-in (which is another bug) ? I'd bet for conjunction of several

Re: Led light stay on after boot

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | Feydreva [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: | | yeah, it turns off at one point... but it s not consistent... | | Well, it may be consistent to the fact that the phone eventually drops | charging at one time even

Re: Uboot

2008-08-06 Thread Joerg Reisenweber
Am Mi 6. August 2008 schrieb Andy Green: Somebody in the thread at some point said: | I had this problem when I put obexftp into the startup for my bluez. Turns out it doesn't auto-background, so it was hanging there just after the startup. Happily, I was able to ssh in, fix it, and kill

Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Olivier Berger
Joerg Reisenweber [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Maybe just adding the link by yourself would have been enough :-( Yay maybe. My job is to fix your hw and create new one, not to supply links. Well... dunno what your employer tells you to do... but I consider good practice to provide explicit

Re: Qtopia post-mortem

2008-08-06 Thread Aaron Sowry
Aaron Sowry wrote: Hi, I have just now flashed my Freerunner with today's [August 5th] uboot and the latest Qtopia uImage and rootfs available from their website. After flashing it boots up fine, and I run 'opkg update' followed by 'opkg upgrade' which results in a lengthy process but

Re: Uboot

2008-08-06 Thread Matt Joyce
Side note - the reason I'm flashing is because after doing an opkg update/upgrade on the Qtopia distro, it will no longer boot. It gets to the point where it looks like it should be loading up the GUI (tiny blinking cursor in the top left, nothing else on the screen) and hangs there. Anyone

Re: distro-feed-configs_1.0-r0_om-gta02.ipk

2008-08-06 Thread Olivier Berger
Dale Maggee [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: agh, I was foolish enough to hit 'Y'... can somebody give me the correct contents of the files i've overwritten? Here's a (partial) log of the session here, which exhibits the differences : Installing distro-feed-configs (1.0-r0) to root... Downloading

Re: distro-feed-configs_1.0-r0_om-gta02.ipk

2008-08-06 Thread Olivier Berger
atweb [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hi, Ovverwrite it manually with the new Version: opkg install http://buildhost.openmoko.org/daily-feed/om-gta02/distro-feed-configs_1.0-r0_om-gta02.ipk; This installs direct the file via http without searching in the Paket-Database. I don't get the point

Re: Led light stay on after boot

2008-08-06 Thread Jay Vaughan
It's not pretty in there. I guess this is today's topic for debug action. - -Andy Phew! Go, Andy, go!! :) ; -- Jay Vaughan ___ support mailing list support@lists.openmoko.org https://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/support

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Jay Vaughan
LOL!! j. On Aug 6, 2008, at 9:23 AM, Joerg Reisenweber wrote: Am Mi 6. August 2008 schrieb Olivier Berger: Joerg Reisenweber [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Maybe just adding the link by yourself would have been enough :-( Yay maybe. My job is to fix your hw and create new one, not to

Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Brian C
Hi, If someone has Qtopia (or any other distro, for that matter) booting from microSD, I'd appreciate very step-by-step instructions, because it is not working for me and I have poured over the wiki's various pages related to this. Here's what I've done: 1. Partitioned my 8GB microSD card thus:

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | I changed the kernel name based on something I read stating it had to be | called uImage.bin (is that wrong?) It needs to match whatever you called it on the kernel commandline in U-Boot, our ones use

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Shakthi Kannan
Hi Brian, --- On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 1:37 PM, Brian C [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | If someone has Qtopia (or any other distro, for that matter) booting | from microSD, I'd appreciate very step-by-step instructions \-- Some quick notes I had made: 1. Download qtopia-4.3.2-gta02-flash-07221045.tgz

Re: distro-feed-configs_1.0-r0_om-gta02.ipk

2008-08-06 Thread arne anka
Now, what's the difference between daily and remote here (considering the hostname is wrong, that's the other change). until someone suggest better i am going to believe remote is just another generic placeholder. ___ support mailing list

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Yorick Moko
maybe this can help: disconnect cable, restart freerunner, when booted: connect cable try again worked once for me On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 11:32 AM, Richard Cooke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is a shame you have alienated the support staff on this list since I suspect I am not on my own in

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread arne anka
The problem I now have is that I am unable to get usb0 recognized as an interface by ifconfig. The command: ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200 results in SIOCSIFADDR: No such device usb0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device fr is plugged in and powered on? no suspend? if so,

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | The problem I now have is that I am unable to get usb0 recognized as an | interface by ifconfig. | | The command: | ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200 | | results in | SIOCSIFADDR: No such device | usb0: ERROR

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Aaron Sowry
arne anka wrote: The problem I now have is that I am unable to get usb0 recognized as an interface by ifconfig. The command: ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200 results in SIOCSIFADDR: No such device usb0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device there was a bug in one of the

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Jay Vaughan
The problem I now have is that I am unable to get usb0 recognized as an interface by ifconfig. The command: ifconfig usb0 192.168.0.200 results in SIOCSIFADDR: No such device usb0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device I have tried modprobing usbnet and cdc_ether but the

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Richard Cooke
arne anka wrote: fr is plugged in and powered on? no suspend? if so, unplug it from the host pc, open a konsole/shell and do sudo tail -f /var/log/syslog have a look at the shell and plug in the fr again. any messages? there was a bug in one of the last u-boots, that broke about

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | Aug 6 11:25:36 ubuntu kernel: [ 926.860809] cdc_acm 3-1:1.0: ttyACM0: USB | ACM device | It seems the device is detected just as it is powering down. Powering down or rebooting into U-Boot? - -Andy

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Richard Cooke
Andy Green wrote: Powering down or rebooting into U-Boot? - -Andy Sorry. You are correct. On watching the screen more closely it is clear that the device is detected early in its boot process. It then appears that the USB connection is lost 6 seconds later. -- View this message in

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Richard Cooke
Aaron Sowry wrote: I know Ubuntu handles interfaces in a weird way and references them by MAC address. If Arne's suggestion doesn't help, run 'sudo ifconfig -a' at the terminal and post the output, along with the contents of /etc/iftab - you might find that the interface is not even

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Richard Cooke
Andy Green wrote: Yes, there is another way to get this issue unfortunately too. We moved ~ USB over Ethernet support on the Freerunner into a module. But, it's commonly written around that folks should update their kernel by DFU. This was never a good idea for a modular kernel (it

Assassin fails to connect

2008-08-06 Thread sparky mat
I have flashed 06-Aug-2008 OM2008.8 image to my Freerunner. I have set up USB networking to my Ubuntu machine and I can ping/wget stuff from my SSH shell on the Freerunner. However, Assassin says 'Cannot access repository. Please check your network'. Am I doing something wrong?

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Richard Cooke
Ok. No problem. I'll have another go. Thanks. Andy Green wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | If you update your kernel by the packaging from inside the Freerunner it | won't make this problem as it updates the modules at

Re: sms when asleep

2008-08-06 Thread Jeffrey Ratcliffe
2008/8/6 William Kenworthy [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The sms didnt wake the phone as I am sure it would when I first got it. The message seemed to have been received by the phone (the rx sound came immediately I woke it), but the message itself didnt wake the FR and sound the ring tone. I could not

Re: Assassin fails to connect

2008-08-06 Thread sparky mat
Does this have to do with the repository directory structure changes? On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 5:16 PM, sparky mat [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have flashed 06-Aug-2008 OM2008.8 image to my Freerunner. I have set up USB networking to my Ubuntu machine and I can ping/wget stuff from my SSH shell

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Zack Mollusc
Richard Cooke wrote: It is a shame you have alienated the support staff on this list since I suspect I am not on my own in having difficulty getting USB networking between the freerunner and Ubuntu up and running. I am something of a Linux noob and a complete openmoko beginner and perhaps as

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Matthew McCormick
Brian C [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 2. partition2 is where I want to put Qtopia. After formatting it ext2 and mounting the partition, I did: wget http://qtopia.net/downloads/neo/qtopia-4.3.2-gta02-flash-07221045.tgz tar zvxf qtopia-4.3.2-gta02-flash-07221045.tgz mv uImage*.bin uImage.bin I

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Richard Cooke
Yeah. Worked for me too. Spent a day fiddling with the wrong box before giving up and asking for help. Maybe there's a lesson to be learned here. Zack Mollusc wrote: Richard Cooke wrote: It is a shame you have alienated the support staff on this list since I suspect I am not on my own in

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Matthew McCormick
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 8:33 AM, Matthew McCormick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Brian C [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: 2. partition2 is where I want to put Qtopia. After formatting it ext2 and mounting the partition, I did: wget

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Zack Mollusc
Richard Cooke wrote: Yeah. Worked for me too. Spent a day fiddling with the wrong box before giving up and asking for help. Maybe there's a lesson to be learned here. Zack Mollusc wrote: Richard Cooke wrote: It is a shame you have alienated the support staff on this list since I

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Mike Montour
Andy Green wrote: setenv bootcmd mmcinit \; ext2load mmc 2 0x3200 uImage.bin \; setenv bootargs \${mtdparts} rootfstype=ext2 root=/dev/mmcblk0p2 console=ttySAC2,115200 loglevel=4 init=/sbin/init \; bootm 0x3200 ; boot Notice on ext2load the first number is the partition index it

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread arne anka
of them come back FATAL no such module, like so: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/mnt/qtopia# modprobe mtdcore FATAL: Module mtdcore not found. [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/mnt/qtopia# modprobe jffs2 FATAL: Module jffs2 not found. [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/mnt/qtopia# modprobe mtdram total_size=59024 FATAL: Module

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | You are right that I did not extract the rootfs, but that is because 1) | I do not know how to extract the rootfs and 2) none of the various | instructions on the wiki (which are inconsistent) worked for

Re: Can't Boot Qtopia from microSD

2008-08-06 Thread Andy Green
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | Andy Green wrote: | | setenv bootcmd mmcinit \; ext2load mmc 2 0x3200 uImage.bin \; | setenv bootargs \${mtdparts} rootfstype=ext2 root=/dev/mmcblk0p2 | console=ttySAC2,115200 loglevel=4

Debian - How to install the kernel

2008-08-06 Thread sparky mat
I followed the instructions at http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Debian#Build_your_own_armel_filesystem (I used option 2 -Build your own armel system) . However, nowhere does it mention how to put the kernel in. A partition was created for the kernel (8M one), but no instruction on where to get the

Re: Debian - How to install the kernel

2008-08-06 Thread sparky mat
I tried copying the existing OM2008.8 kernel from /boot to /media/card/boot . This allowed the Freerunner to 'boot from MicroSD' into the Debian shell. However, USB networking is not working. I recall it being a module now, instead of being built into the kernel. So, how do I get a good kernel for

Sales?

2008-08-06 Thread Tim Dobson
I have heard from two sources now[1][2] that the demand for Freerunner's has been above and beyond everyone's expectations. Does anyone have any data they can release as to roughly how many are thought to have been sold so far? Keep up the good stuff everyone! Tim [1]

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Matt Margush
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 3:09 AM, Andy Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Yes, there is another way to get this issue unfortunately too. We moved ~ USB over Ethernet support on the Freerunner into a module. But, it's commonly written around that

Re: Unnecessary rant - Was: Re: USB networking in Ubuntu

2008-08-06 Thread Matt Joyce
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 9:43 PM, Andy Green [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Somebody in the thread at some point said: | If you update your kernel by the packaging from inside the Freerunner it | won't make this problem as it updates the modules at the

inotify support in Kernel

2008-08-06 Thread sparky mat
When install gdm+xfce4 on Debian, I get the following error Can't start Hardware abstraction layer - enable inotify support in your kernel - failed! How can I do this? (enabling inotify support in the kernel) ___ support mailing list

Is there a Xoo and Xephyr VMware image with prebuilt environment?

2008-08-06 Thread Edgar D' Souza
Hi, http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Host-based_development_with_Xoo_and_Xephyrstates, at the top: Note that there is a VMware image where this environment has been prebuilt for you. The page, however, doesn't link to any such image, thus my query: does anyone here know of such an image, and if yes,

Trouble flashing 2008.08

2008-08-06 Thread Mike MacHenry
and run the following two commands: dfu-util -a kernel -R -D /path/to/uImage dfu-util -a rootfs -R -D rootfs_filename.jffs2 The problem is I can't figure out which of roughly 50 files from the this list I should download. http://buildhost.openmoko.org/daily/freerunner/200808/20080806/ I tried