Michael Zanetti michael_zanetti at gmx.net
Thu Oct 16 08:23:28 CEST 2008

Hi and welcome to the wonderful world of openmoko :)

I would suggest updating (flashing) to a newer distribution as the preinstalled 
one (do they still ship with 2007.2?) istn't supported any more. Check out 
2008.9 or even FDOM. FDOM will give you a faster impression of whats possible 
with your freerunner but it isn't an official Openmoko distribution.

Anyways, I'm still using gpsd here as it does the job it is supposed to. And 
it does it quite well. I didn't even realize that it is deprecated.

Have fun with you Fr!

On Thursday 16 October 2008 06:59:17 Seth Rothenberg wrote:
> Greetings.
> I have had my FreeRunner a couple of days,
> I would appreciate some tips on navigating
> (on it...and with it :-).
> I found my way to usb networking,
> so I can ssh to root at mok without password
> (from my home Ubuntu pc, which is secure ;-)
> instructions for tango appear obsolete, since
> they mention gpsd and other docs list gpsd as obsolete.
> In any case, the first step seems to be
>    opkg update
> which fails (small bug, it reports failure to verify
> signature, when the failure was finding the tarball)
> It looks like the download tree on openmoko.org has moved,
> but I'm not sure exactly where to.   Just changing "buildhost" to
> "downloads" didn't do the trick.
> uname says:
> Linux om-gta02 2.6.24 #1 PREEMPT Thu Apr 24 08:23:36 CST 2008 armv4tl
> unknown
> root at om-gta02:/etc/opkg# cat all-feed.conf
> src/gz daily-all http://buildhost.openmoko.org/daily-feed/all
> (downloads.openmoko.org/daily-feed does not exist)
> Any help is appreciated.
> Hopefully a solution to my questions doesn't require deciding
> what I want to do with it....because I want to do everything with it.
> (make calls, manage servers at work, find my way home :-)
> Thanks
> Seth
> PS usb networking from ubuntu to Freerunner keeps getting dropped.
> I'm suspecting freerunner, but it could be either.
> bringing up usb0 again fixes it.
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