Autorun for SD card mechanism?
seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 16:02:40 CEST 2009
Hmm... Maybe there is a place for some app... "shr-firstboot" :) It
could also replace first boot creator from e17, which isn't very
useful on Neos...
2009/4/8, Pander <pander at users.sourceforge.net>:
> good idea. I already have all those files on SD but after each upgrade
> have to install them manually, which is annoying.
> I would suggest something like:
> 1) notify user to do an opkg update and opkg upgrade first
> 2) change to post installation directory
> cd /media/card/post
> 3) change to package directory and install all that is in there
> cd packages
> opkg install *.ipk *.opk
> cd ..
> 4) override files
> cd override
> [[copy all files to root of system, e.g. override/etc/blabla to
> cd ..
> 5) path files
> cd patches
> [[apply all patchers to root of system]]
> cd ..
> off course documenting your changes via patches/diffs is preferred over
> overriding, allowing improvements in other parts of the files via opkg
> upgrade before you start.
> Johny Tenfinger wrote:
>> Shortly: Let's write it ;)
>> 2009/4/8, Lothar Behrens <lothar.behrens at lollisoft.de>:
>>> There is an idea rattling in my head about the following issue:
>>> Given I have a micro SD card and that would have all here, what is
>>> about a bootstrap mechanism to
>>> post install packages that are laying on that card to be installed,
>>> when a new image is started at first time?
>>> Like the autorun of a CD, this would help to ease the distro switch
>>> but keep my usual applications that otherwise
>>> have to be installed manually.
>>> This would include SSH settings, WLAN settings, look and feel, and
>>> what ever may possible.
>>> What about it?
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