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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:17 am 
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Then it'd be interesting if
Code:
dmesg | grep M29W324DB
gives anything.

Read the relevant pages from LNI's site.. http://www.linuxnotincluded.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:19 pm 
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Yes i get:

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root@LINKSTATION:~# dmesg | grep M29W324DB
Found: ST M29W324DB
root@LINKSTATION:~#


Is it good or bad?


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:35 am 
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With regards u-boot, as stated, it makes no difference. If you are looking at putting foonas-em in flash aswell, it becomes a problem. There's some (sketchy) info about this around somewhere. It may take someone with more knowledge than I to jump in here, but...

Foonas-em states this:
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This platform can contain at least two different types of flash that we are aware of. One of these (ST Micro) has issues writing to flash from uboot and linux 2.6, however should work in the vendor supplied 2.4 kernel.


Andre is working on something as I said. But it will be working from 2.4 kernel, so who knows. I think it would need someone with JTAG and ST chip to test that one out


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:44 am 
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hi guys, one of my LS'2 has this un-flash-friendly chip, and my way around this problem currently is to:

1. flash in uboot
2. set up a script in uboot to load foonas-em from /boot
3. run the script from netconsole when needed

You can also tftp boot* foonas-em, ... I'm thinking that one could also set it up to work w/ the miniconsole - 2 LED blinks for hdd EM mode, 3 LED blinks for tftp EM mode*.

*- you would need to have tftp running on some box, set to the matching serverip in uboots env vars.

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LS1 (foonas, nfs, Tranmission & p910nd print server, Firefly for my Roku)
LS-HG500 (Lenny)
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 12:49 am 
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So it is that the "2nd half" can't be flashed at all regardless of what kernel is running, 2.6 or 2.4?

There's some interesting talk here viewtopic.php?f=12&t=3769&p=58646&hilit=unbrick#p58646 , unfortunately prodigy7 never says if he flashed foonas-em from 2.4


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 3:02 am 
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you are right, prodigy7 never reported back, ...

but...

I remember something now ... as I worked through finding out that I too had an uncooperative flash chip, I really wanted to ahve a mindbender-ish 2.4.33.3.v3 firmimg.bin for the LS2, just like bender made for the LS1&LSHG.

I'm thinking that it should be flashable in 2.4 (ie. that foonas-em or any other large image could be flashed across that boundary while in 2.4, although not while in uboot or in 2.6 ...). I could be wrong about it, though.

This is one of those things that LNI would know best about.

I talked w/ him recently and I understood him to say that it could perhaps be flashed in 2 segments, breaking the file into 2 parts, at precisely the correct location. I never have sat down to try to figure out the locations/addresses, but it shouldn't be dangerous to try, since it wouldn't be affecting anything in the uboot's mtd partition.

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LS1 (foonas, nfs, Tranmission & p910nd print server, Firefly for my Roku)
LS-HG500 (Lenny)
Various LS-Pros v1,v2 (unbricked w/ serial & jtag)
KuroPro, LS2 & KuroHG (foonas)
Working on davysweather.dyndns.org lately...

=> wooohooo!
wooohooo!
Unknown command 'wooohooo!' - try 'help'


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Tue Mar 31, 2009 6:56 pm 
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Thanks for the links. I have read over the documentation. So i can use this tutorial:
http://www.linuxnotincluded.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/linkstation/u-bootinstall-ls2.html
completly? Or have i to stop at ROM Build. I didnt find the text u mentioned in this documentation.

After installing U-Boot. What else have i to install to get lenny and java on my ls?


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:55 am 
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Maik20 wrote:
After installing U-Boot. What else have i to install to get lenny and java on my ls?


Have you installed U-boot yet?

You'll need a compatible 2.6 kernel at /boot and then dist-upgrade to Lenny (providing stable is in sources.list)


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 Post subject: Re: Java
PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2009 3:56 pm 
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Sorry for the late reply.

But now i am back. I tried to follow the instructions but stuck at the first steps. Where i have to install the ELDK? On my NAS? Or on an Linux PC (i dont have one, i am currently working with windows vista)? How do i install it?


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