[Soekris] Debian/Etch on net4501 device, hints and links?
soekris at roseng.ch
Tue Dec 25 13:00:57 UTC 2007
currently I'm running two net4501 devices with OpenBSD 4.0 as an choke
and access router, and its running fine.
Unfortunately the only machine providing an OpenBSD 4.0 environment,
where the CF cards can be generated, is dying, and the only reason for
this machine was the net4501's.
The rest of the network are Debian/Etch machines (AMD-64 and Intel).
Therefore I want the OS of the net4501 to change to Debian/Etch.
I searched through the mailing list archive, but what I found was not
(at least not for me) enough.
I know, that using a Debian/Etch AMD-64 environment to create the
needs at least
- cross compile for the target
I'm not afraid setting this up, but currently I feel very lost......
Therefore I dare to ask the question:
Is there anybody out there, using a Debian/Etch installation (cross
compile not necessary) to create the images for the net4501 devices?
Any hints, like:
- this is what you need
- this is the CONFIG (for compiling the kernel) spec you want
- these are the points to be aware of
- are the devices supported in the standard kernel
would be highly appreciated.
(Next year I want to buy a n5501 with a lan1641, any problems I should
know of in advance?)
Thanks a lot in advance,
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