FSO unstable upgrade errors alsa-states and initscripts-openmoko

arne anka openmoko at ginguppin.de
Fri Jan 16 11:05:09 CET 2009

> and the feeds from . . .
> http://downloads.freesmartphone.org/fso-unstable/feeds/
> As far as I can determine both initscripts and openmoko-initscripts are
> coming from the same feed.

a short survey shows to me that the packages are identical, contentwise.
i assume someone renamed initscripts because it clashes with some naming  
conventions. iirc opkg totally lacks any means to handle this kind of  
conflicts, you are forced to manage that manually.

> From this site images have been posted on a fairly regular basis.  For
> example, the current kernel image is
> uImage-2.6.28-oe1+gitr34240a1c06ae36180dee695aa25bbae869b2aa26-r2-om-gta02.bin
> which appeared on Jan 13th.
> The latest rootfs image is . . .
> openmoko-fso-image-glibc-ipk--20090115-om-gta02.rootfs.jffs2
> which was appeared on Jan 15th.
> I cannot boot from any rootfs from this site after their Jan 8th rootfs.

probably something went wrong in the build process? you should definitley  
file a bug report at the fso tra
> trac.freesmartphone.org

> My FR stalls during startup before any X stuff is loaded.  The last  
> message
> I see before it stalls says . . .
> Starting freesmartphone.org gpsd comptibility daemon: (OK)

well, at least the sshd should run already, fso-gpsd should be started  
rather late.
login to the fr and remove
then do
ls -R /etc/rc* > /tmp/alogfile
and post content of that file, if a reboot still does not work.

> Then just hangs there . . .

with the initscripts packages conflicting, there's probably some kind of  

> Can you recommend any other source where I can try an FSO install?

nope. i do use debian with fso, which works different (and anyway i did  
never flash any images).

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