Debian - issues

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at
Fri Feb 19 20:35:30 CET 2010

omcomali.rhn at writes:
> It's installed on SD card with multiple partitions, but how to mount
> the other partitions? I couldn't find the relevant device files in
> /dev, except for mtdX, which are character devices and probably
> related to builtin NAND anyway.

uname -r?
dpkg -l udev?
zgrep SYSFS /proc/config.gz | grep DEPRECATED?

My guess is that you have too old kernel which does not work with your

> Another issue: wlan. I'm using a 2.6.29 kernel (I don't know if it's
> the kernel I use on my primary SHR or Debian-installed one). I know
> there are some WiFi problems with it, but my research suggested
> people were able to use it sometimes. In my case, the network device
> is not even present... Can I do something about this?

We need to first know which kernel you have.

> Bonus question: why does Debian feel (and compile stuff) so much
> faster than SHR?

No idea, you need to come up with some objective benchmarks :-)

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