Re: Two etch on nslu2 related questions
Sorry for the delay.
* Rainer Dorsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-03-01 15:17]:
> - my backup stick is only 1 GB whereas my regular one is 2 GB.
> I created the same partitions on the backup stick and copied all
> files (using cp -ra). The nslu2 rejects to boot from the backup
> stick, I see no entries in the syslog.
> Any idea why this does not work?
I'd use tar instead of cp but I'm not sure that's the problem. But
what about /sys and /proc? Did you copy those. I'd exclude those and
just create empty directories.
> - I was running on my spare nslu2 some time ago Debian etch as well
> (prerelease probably). Judging from the syslog it boots but it is
> looking for kernel modules 2.6.18-3 for the ixp4xx ethernet driver
> which are not on my flash stick anymore.
> I am tempted to add an init script (at the end of the init process)
> which does a "dpkg-reconfigure linux-image-2.6.18-6-ixp4xx"
You mean to write it to flash? You could just run flash-kernel
2.6.18-6-ixp4xx. But if 2.6.18-6-ixp4xx is installed on your machine,
I could also give you a firmware image that you could write with