Getting Started

7150 linux.1 at
Sat Oct 20 00:38:15 CEST 2007

7150 wrote:
> andy selby wrote:
>>>> I have now flashed rootfs twice. The process seems to work, but on boot
>>>> I stop at Net: registered protocol family 1 fork failed for JFFS2
>>>> garbage collect thread: 513
>>>> VFS: Mounted root (jffs2 filesystem). Freeing init memory: 108K
>>>> I cannot turn the Neo off. It will stop if I take the battery out :)
>>>> Of course, I don't know what I should be seeing.
>>>> George
>> Type into your pc
>> screen /dev/ttyACM0
>> and at the prompt type nand erase rootfs
>> to clear the rootfs from the neo and install a new one.
>> what probably happened is that you wrote a large rootfs and then a
>> smaller on over it, the neo doesn't like this.

I did this and installed a new file system
I think it's happier, but I still have issues (I don't mind right now,
I'm just trying to see how this thing works).

As I understand it, the rootfs file does not contain the Linux operating
system. I'll be looking at the wiki, but how do I replace the os now
that I have a good file system?



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