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Re: Getting started with a new SheevaPlug

On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:12, John Winters <john@sinodun.org.uk> wrote:
I've just received a SheevaPlug freshly delivered and obviously I didn't
read any of the instructions before powering it up.

I'm slightly puzzled.  I connect the USB lead to another box, fire up a
connection over ttyUSB0 and am immediately presented with a login which

Ubuntu jaunty (development branch) debian ttyS0

debian login:

I wasn't expecting to find Ubuntu pre-installed.  I've had a little hunt
to see if I can find the login information, but without luck so far.

Is it normal for these to come with a booting Ubuntu system pre-installed?



Yes, quite a few of us were surprised to see it grab a dhcp address and come right up. If you want an alternative to debian/ubuntu, the is armedslack, Slackware distribution for ARM and Sheevaplugs as an arm package. Very slick so far... armedslack.org

steve pirk
"father... the sleeper has awakened..." paul atreides - dune
Sent from Bremerton, WA, United States
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