[2008.12] Help with Om.2008.12 on microsd

Evgeny Karyakin anthropophagite at gmail.com
Sun Jan 4 15:55:57 CET 2009

Don't know if this is expected behaviour, but when I moved "rw" part
before all other kernel parameters:

root at om-gta02:~# cat /boot/append-GTA02
rw console=tty0 loglevel=8 rootdelay=1

now Neo boots fine with Qi and finally shows Illume desktop and everything.

2009/1/4 Evgeny Karyakin <anthropophagite at gmail.com>:
> 2008/12/30 Andy Green <andy at openmoko.com>:
>> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
>> | Em Sab, Dezembro 27, 2008 04:06, Kosa escreveu:
>> |> I've been trying to boot 2008.12 from a microsd but it just can't.
>> |> It starts booting but then it stops with an "Only GTA01 hardware
>> |> supported by ASoc driver" message.
>> |
>> | Happens to me also, but after that message I also have the following
>> | messages (not sure if they change from boot to boot):
>> |
>> | Unknown HZ value! (87) Assume 100.
>> | mount: special device /dev/mmcblkp01 does not exist
>> | ALSA: restoring mixer settings...
>> | Configuring network interfaces... /usr/sbin/alsactl: load_state:1327: No
>> | soundcards found...
>> | ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): usb0: link is not ready
>> | done.
>> |
>> | I can shutdown by holding the power button.
>> | I have FDOM in the same card and it works fine.
>> I was just meddling with this in NAND, I believe that "ro" on the kernel
>> commandline is fatal for startup of 2008.12.  When I removed it from Qi,
>> 2008.08 started up OK.
>> So check your U-Boot env if you're using that for "ro", or try adding rw
>> to /boot/append-GTA02 if you are on SD Card and Qi.
>> It's pretty common to boot with rootfs ro initially...
>   I have these problems also, and adding "rw" to append-GTA02 didn't
> solve it. Full content of my /boot/append-GTA02 is this: "console=tty0
> loglevel=8 rootdelay=1 rw" (brainless copy-paste of everything related
> from Qi wiki page[1]).

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