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Rendered hARMless 2

Posted 09-08-2010 at 05:07 AM by brianL
Updated 09-08-2010 at 05:12 AM by brianL
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More detail. One of the problems is the runme.php script in the sheevaplug-installer package. It's the script to be run on Linux, which is meant to restore all the correct environment variables and the Ubuntu to the plug. Why PHP? Why not a bash shell script? The first time I ran it, it just echoed the file's contents to the terminal. That was because it had <? at the beginning, instead of <?php. I knew enough to fix that. But then it came up with two errors: one about the line regarding which...
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Rendered hARMless

Posted 09-07-2010 at 09:03 AM by brianL
Updated 09-07-2010 at 09:05 AM by brianL

Well, that didn't last long did it? A couple of days or so to screw up my SheevaPlug. I had ARMedslack-13.1 running on it perfectly from a USB stick, and then I decided it would be better on an SD card, leaving the USB socket available for other things. I won't go into all the details of what I tried (can't remember them all, anyway ), but everything failed. There are two options to reset it to, and I chose the wrong one. An installer, involving running a PHP script, failed. I tried all the solutions...
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ARMedslack On!!!

Posted 09-04-2010 at 01:33 PM by brianL
Updated 09-04-2010 at 02:54 PM by brianL
Tags arm

After a minor hitch with cfdisk, the installation went smoothly. I must have done everything right (unusual, that ), following the excellent instructions by Stuart Winter (drmozes on LQ) - thanks. My next task is to set up tightvnc, so I can get XFCE. But that will wait...I'm hungry. Here, for those who like pictures, is another screenshot:
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SheevaPlug test run

Posted 09-04-2010 at 09:12 AM by brianL
Updated 09-04-2010 at 01:40 PM by brianL
Tags arm

Got my SheevaPlug up and running, using the instructions from the New IT forum. I'll tackle the ARMedslack installation to USB stick later...sometime.
Here's a screenshot:
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The SheevaPlug Has Landed!

Posted 09-02-2010 at 08:00 AM by brianL
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Whooopeeeeeeeee!!! Ten minutes ago the postman delivered the long-awaited parcel. Now I'm going to be as patient installing it, as I have been waiting for it to arrive. Going to read all the instructions here, and here carefully, before I do anything else.
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