Re: (unofficial) Debian packages for Toshiba AC100 (Tegra; armel and armhf)
Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 02:22:56PM +0200, Axel Beckert wrote:
> > Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> > > I just finished the creation of a repository on people.debian.org
> > > that provides the packages needed to run Debian GNU/Linux on the
> > > Toshiba AC100 notebook device.
> > Very cool, thanks!
> > I'm currently at DebConf with my AC100 (32GB, 3G, WLAN)and I currently
> You can be happy, you have 4 times as much storage as I have.
Yeah, I found out that Switzerland seems to have gotten the *.*
version. (Unfortunately that also means a Swiss keyboard layout. ;-)
> > have Ubuntu Natty running on it (who the fuck had the idea to ship
> > that netbook with Android? :-), but really would like to get Debian
> > armhf running on it.
> > Any other AC100 owner at DebConf?
> I am NOT there,
> but let me warn you that web browsing in the GTK+ world on armhf is
> currently missing JIT-enabled engines.
I don't care too much about that.
> Qt ones such as Arora, and even Arora is pretty slow and crashy.
Yeah, it's quite crashy on Natty armel, too.
> KHTML browsers might work as well, I did not check it.
Any Non-WebKit browsers? Netsurf? Links2?
> Otherwise, the armhf support is as good as armel support,
That sounds fine. :-)
> with the exception of accelerated X which is armel only for now,
> until Nvidia releases the drivers for armhf publicly.
Non-accelerated X should be fine for now, too.
> Installation guide (all on the device itself):
> (1) Bootstrap Debian on USB stick, SD, or eMMC
> (2) Install busybox and initramfs-tools
> (3) Set MODULES=dep in /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf
> (4) Copy /boot/bootimg.cfg to Debian and configure cmdline[*]
> (4) (bind) mount /proc and /dev
> (5) Install abootimg flash-kernel linux-image-ac100
Thanks! Will probably try that during the next days, i.e. still at
> [*] Future versions of flash-kernel will ignore that file and only
> update kernel and initramfs; and hopefully kernel commandline
> set in /etc/default/flash-kernel or similar [kernel command-line
> stuff not written yet]
Yeah, Hector told me about plans for flash-kernel.
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