[Soekris] SuSE 10.2 install success...
egbert at vandenbussche.nl
Mon Mar 5 09:04:51 UTC 2007
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> Eric Knudstrup
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> Subject: [Soekris] SuSE 10.2 install success...
> Okay, it took me far too long to figure this out, so I'm
> going to detail this
> for the Soekris archives. I haven't had to build a kernel in
> such a long
> Thanks to Mr. Umhunhum for his assistance.
> As I'm writing this my machine is fscking the hard drive. I
> had to move it
> around so much between my laptop, the USB carrier, and the
> board that I hope
> I didn't shorten its lifetime.
> Here's my menu.lst:
> (none):/boot/grub # cat menu.lst
> serial --unit=0 --speed=19200 --word=8 --parity=no --stop=1
> --dumb terminal serial
> # Modified by YaST2. Last modification on Sun Mar 4 22:33:21
> PST 2007 default 0 timeout 30 ##YaST - generic_mbr #gfxmenu
> (hd0,1)/boot/message ##YaST - activate
> ###Don't change this comment - YaST2 identifier: Original
> name: linux### title openSUSE 10.2
> root (hd0,1)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-18.104.22.168-34-default root=/dev/hdc2 showopts
> initrd /boot/initrd-22.214.171.124-34-default
> title 126.96.36.199-34k1
> root (hd0,1)
> kernel /boot/vmlinuz-188.8.131.52-34k1
> console=ttyS0,19200,8n1 root=/dev/hda2
> I had to put the serial parameters into the menu.lst file to
> get grub to not
> come up garbled. Notice the "dumb" parameter. I am using
> minicom as a
> terminal program.
> In order for the system to come up with a ramdisk I had to
> configure the
> kernel for built in IDE and EXT FS support.
> I also removed support for VGA terminals. Damn, I just
> noticed that I forgot
> to change inittab. Back to the USB carrier for the hard
> drive. I'll post my kernel config later. Please post any questions :).
Thanks for sharing your config sofar. I want to try to do something similar
wih Mandriva or Centos. I hate pulling out the flash each time and have no
problems installing a small harddisk but it would be nice to be able to
remove the drive when the flash image finally works as I want it to work.
The idea is to have the Ipcop application side run on Centos/Mandriva
instead of LFS. Please do share your setup/procedure here on the list.
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