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Re: Squeezebox Radio

On Sun, Apr 04, 2010 at 07:10:31PM +0200, Marcus Better wrote:
> I got myself a Squeezebox Radio [1] the other day, really wonderful little 
> device for Internet radio and music, but apart from that, it is running a 
> Linux distro called SqueezeOS [2] with kernel 2.6.26. The machine is a 
> Freescale i.MX25 with a 400 MHz ARM926EJ core, and it has 64 MB of RAM and 
> 128 MB flash.
> The wiki [2] has pretty good information on the OS, and the whole firmware 
> can be built from sources with an OpenEmbedded-based system.
> The boot loader is Uboot, and it has support for alternating between two 
> versions of kernel and initrd in flash, for upgrades.
> So the natural question is: how can I put Debian on the thing?

With 128MB of flash, I'm not sure if a useful Debian installation will fit. 
If it doesn't have USB expansion, chances are you're out of luck.  You'll
probably have more luck with emdebian, but I don't follow that project
particularly closely.

- Matt

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