New to OpenMoko

Barry Steele barry at
Thu Jan 17 00:27:08 CET 2008

Thanks Lorn,
Will let you know how I get on.

Lorn Potter wrote:
> 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 :)


Barry Steele
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