Robin Paulson robin.paulson at
Mon Feb 23 00:51:54 CET 2009

2009/2/23  <joris_vl at>:
> - unable to get on the internet through usb networking although it was possible to ssh into root. I followed the usb
> networking guide on the wiki, more specifically for Ubuntu 8.10. (Error message after attempting e.g. opkg install
> openmoko-terminal2: 'An error occured: return value:2.')

i think that means the package can't be found

> After flashing on the 2008.12 image (kernel + rootfs):
> - There no longer is a WiFi entry under the settings menu!

it didn't work properly. try installing the 'services' package from, and 'lint' to manage your connections

> - unable to access the internet through usb networking. ssh into root still works as before. Error message when
> attempting opkg install has changed into: 'Could not obtain administrative lock' (although once I got the 'An error

could not obtain admin lock, means you have recently been using the
gui for package management, and now cannot use opkg on the
command-line to install packages, until the lock has been removed (to
stop you using both at the same time, which would be bad)

wait a few minutes, and the lock will be removed, then try again.

> occured: return value:2.' again which I was not able to reproduce).
> Is this a hardware problem or am I just being thick?
> Thanks for any illuminations on this topic!

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