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Re: No network on OpenRD-Ultimate with today's D-I build?

This Mainly is due to the RoHS compatibility issues. It is primarily
supporting Fedora.
Might Need an extra work on the /etc/init.d and /etc/if.up, Not clear
whether this is Fedora
or Ubuntu, some rusty linux skills.

Sujit K M

On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> wrote:
> Le Sat, May 08, 2010 at 06:22:14PM +0530, Sujit K M a écrit :
>> If you have an debian CD I will suggest an Local Install.
> Thanks for the hint, I completely forgot about this possibility.
> After 10 hours of fighting, I managed to bootstrap a Debian system, but
> unfortunately the network still does not work. Here is a rough summary:
>  - I started the default Fedora system on the NAND, and installed a Debian
>   system on the hard drive according to our installation manual.
>   http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/fr.armel/apds03.html
>  - I converted the linux and initrd images to the u-boot format using
>   mkimage, according to the following blog entry: ‘http://blog.bofh.it/debian/id_265’;.
>   Similar instructions are available on the Debian wiki and on Martin Michlmayr's
>   website:
>     http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Arm/OtherPlatforms
>     http://www.cyrius.com/debian/orion/qnap/ts-209/uboot.html
>  - I booted the Debian system according to the instructions at
>   ‘http://www.cyrius.com/debian/kirkwood/openrd/install.html’;,
>   with a couple of modifications:
>     ‘ide reset’ instead of ‘mmcinit’,
>     ‘root=/dev/sda2’ added to the boot arguments.
> The Debian system does not manage to request and IP at boot time, and actually
> freezes a couple of lines later; I do not know if it is related.
> Configuring network interfaces...Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.1.3
> Copyright 2004-2009 Internet Systems Consortium.
> All rights reserved.
> For info, please visit https://www.isc.org/software/dhcp/
> [   26.740852] eth0: link up, 10 Mb/s, half duplex, flow control disabled
> Listening on LPF/eth0/00:50:43:01:55:0c
> Sending on   LPF/eth0/00:50:43:01:55:0c
> Sending on   Socket/fallback
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 6
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 8
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 8
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 15
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 12
> DHCPDISCOVER on eth0 to port 67 interval 12
> No DHCPOFFERS received.
> No working leases in persistent database - sleeping.
> done.
> Setting kernel variables ...error: "net.ipv6.bindv6only" is an unknown key
> failed.
> Cleaning up temporary files....
> INIT: Entering runlevel: 2
> Starting enhanced syslogd: rsyslogd.
> Starting periodic command scheduler: cron.
> Just in case, I tried to boot a third-party uImage for a SheevaPlug, but it did not work
> (http://sheeva.with-linux.com/sheeva/2.6.32/sheeva-2.6.32-uImage).
> At that stage, I am blocked. If there is interest for a but report (kernel?,
> debian-installer?), please let me know. Otherwise, I will wait for a while that
> more exprerienced persons report successful installs of Debian on the
> OpenRD-Ultimate: Google only reports a few hits for that keyword, and
> a couple of them are duplicata of this thread in mailing list aggregators…
> http://www.google.com/search?q=%22openrd-ultimate%22
> (I am also waiting to be accepted in the OpenRD Google Group for seeking help there).
> Have a nice Sunday,
> --
> Charles Plessy
> Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan
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-- Sujit K M


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