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Old 05-15-2011, 10:24 PM   #1
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armedslack 13.37

Does anyone have any experience with armedslack? I am using a sheevaplug from globalscale and when booting the kernel, when verifying the checksum I get a crc error.
Marvell>> bootm 0x00800000 0x01100000
## Booting image at 00800000 ...
   Image Name:   Linux-
   Created:      2011-04-22  11:50:56 UTC
   Image Type:   ARM Linux Kernel Image (uncompressed)
   Data Size:    2033128 Bytes =  1.9 MB
   Load Address: 00008000
   Entry Point:  00008000
   Verifying Checksum ... Bad Data CRC
Old 05-16-2011, 10:28 AM   #2
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This may be a Shevaplug issue. This device (and other Marvell devices) are notorious for odd issues and failures. Some can even brick their Shevaplug completely.
Old 05-16-2011, 02:07 PM   #3
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I had 13.1 running on both SD card and USB stick, but something bad happened - my fault or what, I don't know. I've written about it in my LQ blog, under the arm tag.
Old 05-17-2011, 10:56 AM   #4
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The issue was when I ftp'd the armedslack tree from the server, it was set to ascii transfer, ascii is known for trashing binary files, transfered again in binary and it worked fine.


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