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Old 07-31-2008, 08:11 PM   #1
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gpe on handheld how


I would like to load GPE on my Ipaq 4700 I formatted the sd and cf cards with gparted I have tried copying and paisting programs and it is not working. Can someone tell me how to write raw data to the sd and cf cards.
Please keep it simple so I don't get lost. Thank you
 
Old 08-01-2008, 01:54 PM   #2
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I would like to load GPE on my Ipaq 4700 I formatted the sd and cf cards with gparted I have tried copying and paisting programs and it is not working. Can someone tell me how to write raw data to the sd and cf cards.
Please keep it simple so I don't get lost. Thank you
Check out these links, they may be of help.

http://ww2.cs.fsu.edu/~stanovic/linux_on_ipaq.html
http://www.handhelds.org/projects/hx4700.html
http://www.handhelds.org/moin/moin.cgi/HpIpaqHx4700
http://www.handhelds.org/moin/moin.c...ingLinuxFromCF
 
Old 08-01-2008, 07:59 PM   #3
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to write raw data to a disk you us the utility dd from the console

example
Code:
 dd if=disk-image-file.wtf of=/dev/sda1
"if" stands for in file
"of" stands for out file

there are lots of neat things which can be done w/ dd

such as copying a cd
Code:
dd if=/dev/cdrom of=cdrom-file.iso
 
Old 08-01-2008, 09:20 PM   #4
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dd if=haret-0.5.1.exe of=/dev/sdb2
dd: opening `haret-0.5.1.exe': No such file or directory

dd if=bootldr-1.2.5-hp.rom of=/dev/sdb2
dd: opening `bootldr-1.2.5-hp.rom': No such file or directory

These files are downloaded to the download folder and this is the response I am getting can somone tell me what I am doing wrong please.
 
  


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