Just for the records, there are ongoing discussions on the debian arm kernel list concerning a Linkstation Pro/KuroPro kernel package. Maybe we should bring ourselves in instead of developing in parallel
.http://www.nabble.com/Re%3A-Debian-kern ... 76838.html
I think most of us here do support it - we'll have to see how this particular question pans out. The folks in the thread you mention look like they are intent on addressing some of the gaps - that's great. Certainly it will be interesting to all of us to see how things look for armel in general, and the arm LS/Kuropro in particular, when Debian 5.0 is rolled out in Sept (or... whenever).
Do you mean by "parallel", the kernel or image ... or both? For the kernel, what I have configured now is pretty much Debian minus the useless PCI stuff plus some other things, plus in-kernel support for any physically present hardware on the LSPro. Debian tends to modulize a lot more of that type of thing... making, for instance, booting from USB (like you did) with their kernel more difficult.
Are you hinting we should ask them to adjust the kernel config?
LS1 (foonas, nfs, Tranmission
print server, Firefly
for my Roku
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
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