Re: Debian on Toshiba AC100 (Tegra 250)?
Thanks for the detailed reply. However, as a newbie I couldn't follow your instructions.
Isn't there something like a debian net-installer for debian ARM? something I can put on a usb disk, plug into the laptop and it'll take care of the installation?.
--- On Tue, 31/8/10, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <email@example.com> wrote:
> From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: Debian on Toshiba AC100 (Tegra 250)?
> To: "Li Haifeng" <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
> Date: Tuesday, 31 August, 2010, 10:10 PM
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:14 AM, Li
> Haifeng <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > I think that is not difficult,through I have not done
> it .
> i have, and there are quite a few hoops to jump
> through. the first
> is getting the GPL source code out of toshiba. this
> is absolutely
> essential. the second is creating a "replacement
> firmware" which
> loads debian-installer.
> if you can ascertain whether they've used u-boot (which
> they probably
> have) then the job is made a lot easier, _especially_ if
> you can get
> the GPL source code out of toshiba for u-boot.
> if they "won't" provide it, you get gpl-violations.org to
> issue a
> cease and desist order. which will go down like a
> lead balloon, but
> tough titty.
> > If you want to port Debian of ARM to your netbook. I
> think ,if you have correlate drivers,it is easy.
> > Have you tried Ubuntu?
> ubuntu is a waste of time, li, and is a red herring.