New to OpenMoko

Lorn Potter lpotter at
Wed Jan 16 23:55:53 CET 2008

Barry Steele wrote:
> Hi,
> I just took delivery of a neo1973 (I'm in Australia btw, Sydney).
> I have inserted the microSD and SIM cards and booted the machine up.
> I get the boot logo and then Linux tries to start but I get the following:
> "Kernel Panic- not syncing: No init found.  Try passing init= option to 
> kernel"
> While I have a fair bit of Linux experience, I have no idea how to 
> connect to the machine or edit files or whatever.
> I am looking on the Openmoko site, but I would really appreciate any 
> advice.
> I am very excited by this.
> Stay well,
> Barry

The neo does not come with a root filesystem, so you'll have to flash one.

For me, Qtopia images from work great :)

Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, MES, Trolltech

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