[Debian] installer script
drewbenn at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 07:37:02 CEST 2008
Try removing both partitions from your SD card (fdisk then 'd' both
partitions) and then running the installer again. When I ran the installer
script for the first time (this was a while ago: a day or two after the
installer script was published), with an SD card that was already
partitioned with Debian (pre-install script version) on it, the partition
step failed. I manually set up the partitions and ran the rest of the
install steps individually. For later install attempts, I always deleted
all the partitions from the SD card before running the installer.
You could also try looking closer at the output of the script, to see what
errors occurred. (I ran the installer from an ssh session, so I could use
my terminal window's scrollback buffer, copy and paste, etc.)
Also, you could try partitioning the card yourself (find the instructions in
the wiki) and then continue on from there.
drewbenn at gmail.com
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 1:08 PM, Matthew Lane <malane at purdue.edu> wrote:
> No, I have not tried the 512mb card (it's at home and I'm at college).
> I'm not sure how to do what you're talking about arne, but you're
> suggesting that I can install a base system and put Debian on that? Can
> you point me in the correct direction?
> Also, my 8gb uSDHC card works:
> root at om-gta02:~# fdisk -l /dev/mmcblk0
> Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 8168 MB, 8168931328 bytes
> 4 heads, 16 sectors/track, 249296 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 64 * 512 = 32768 bytes
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/mmcblk0p1 1 245 7832 4 FAT16 <32M
> /dev/mmcblk0p2 246 249296 7969632 83 Linux
> Shawn "prjktdtnt" Thompson wrote:
> > <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">Matthew
> > Lane wrote:
> >> Hey all,
> >> I'm trying to install Debian on the freerunner using the install.sh
> >> script.
> >> I keep getting stuck at Calling ioctl() to re-read partition table.
> >> and then my script exits. I've tried individually installing, but
> >> after the "install" step the script fails to install.
> >> I've added a u-boot environment boot option to lower the clock to
> >> 10,000,000 as instructed on the bug report here:
> >> https://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1743
> >> After booting with this option, without going into suspend, and after
> >> killing qpe:
> >> DASH_BINSH=false SD_PART1_FS=vfat ./install.sh all
> >> The script terminates after the partition stage. I'm using a SanDisk
> >> 8GB uSDHC card.
> >> I'm using the latest GTA02v5_and_up NAND u-boot.
> >> I think I remember seeing some more instructions, but I can't seem to
> >> find them anywhere. Anyone have an idea of how to proceed from here?
> >> _______________________________________________
> >> Openmoko community mailing list
> >> community at lists.openmoko.org
> >> http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community
> > Have you tried on the 512MB that the majority of FreeRunner's ship with?
> > </div>
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