Another Question / Ext3 SD and Debian on Freerunner

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Yes that is correct.

The other problem is the /etc/pointercal ... I've yet to figure a way to
calibrate ts

On 7/20/08 3:51 PM, "Andy Green" <andy at> wrote:

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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | However, the Debian rootfs didn't work right away, it mounted the ext3
> | rootfs and ran init, but complained "unable to open an initial console",
> | I think this is an insufficiently populated /dev so I will meddle on a
> bit.
> I followed the instructions more carefully and I can boot into Debian
> runlevel 3 OK :-)  Very nice.  It's the real deal and it doesn't feel
> that slow yet (runlevel 5 might be a different story).
> The main thing missing from the instructions is you have to have an
> internet route out from the phone to do it as it is currently set up.
> The tarball they give you is just a skeleton that they upack packages
> into before it is bootable.   I used the WLAN to give it the internet
> access and it was fine.
> This certainly shows a lot of promise!
> - -Andy
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