seth at pachai.net
Sun Oct 19 06:56:19 CEST 2008
>>> 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...
it appears to be running 2007.??.....
and folks have recommended upgrading,
> Michael Zanetti wrote:
>> 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.
and my colleague agreed, saying lots of things are fixed (like usb
so, how to upgrade if usb networking is unstable?
Now, a few days later, it won't stay up long enough to...
run neotool. From the time I bring up networking,
until I click over to another window, it now fails.
(I am on Ubuntu, 8.04)
Do I need to just get an SD card reader to copy the new image on? -
will that help me? (will I need a bigger SD card? :-).
I don't suppose the FR will allow me to use the SD from the host
without bringing up USB networking?
related - I saw a page about buying or building a USB crossover cable,
so the FR could be a host. Could I then upgrade from a USB stick?
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