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Re: FSG-3 getting lenny up and running

Copying Tomasz Chmielewski and Holger Levsen who both have a FSG.
Maybe they can comment.

For the record: while we enable FSG support in the kernel, this device
is not officially supported by Debian and from what I hear this would
be pretty difficult.

* tsr <tsr@tsr.se> [2009-11-02 00:46]:
> I have a FSG-3, a couple years ago I bricked it and about a year ago I
> managed to fix it by completing the last step of
> http://wpkg.org/Running_Debian_on_Freecom_FSG-3#Configuration_on_the_original_FSG-3
> and then moving on with that guide. (That did install a custom etch, if
> I understand corretly).
> For the last 24 hours I have tried to upgrade this to debian lenny.
> Following a general upgrade guide I have managed to upgrade everything
> but the kernel. This is good.
> I would really like to update the kernel though as newer versions
> include better wireless drivers and support for the leds on the device.
> I have tried to compile one (the latest release from kernel.org,
> 2.6.31?) and I am currently compiling from the debian-lenny sources
> (2.6.26). Compiling the kernel.org one exited with some kind of error
> (unfortunately I didnt keep them).
> This second go had the same result (and again I didnt save the exact
> error, but it had something to do with vgacon.o.
> I have two questions:
> - when configuring the kernel do I have to chose anything else than the
> ixp4xx-hardware and then the FSG-target?
> - how do I go about loading the new kernel?
> Ofc, if you need any specific information (about my hardware, or errors)
> I am more than glad to give you that (if you tell me how to get it).
> Hopefully,
> tsr
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Martin Michlmayr

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