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Re: Problems installing Debian on SheevaPlug



I just managed to make this work by using a different terminal
emulator - there's definitely something funky there when using screen,
though.

Thanks for the replies.


On 28 August 2010 14:04, Colin Fleming <colin.mailinglist@gmail.com> wrote:
> I just noticed something else strange - if I reboot the plug while
> it's on a corrupted screen, the uboot display is also corrupted. Then
> if I drop my screen session and reconnect it works. It looks like
> something the installer is doing on a page change is changing the
> terminal settings and causing the corruption.
>
> On 28 August 2010 14:01, Colin Fleming <colin.mailinglist@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I believe that's correct - 8-bit, no parity. Unfortunately I tried
>> this and I'm still having the same problem.
>>
>> On 28 August 2010 08:36, Holland, John <John.Holland@cellent-fs.de> wrote:
>>> On 28.08.2010, at 07:50, Shiva Bhattacharjee <shivajee@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Make sure to use
>>>
>>> console=ttyS0,115200n8
>>>
>>> That says to parse in utf8, as far as i can tell
>>>
>>>
>>> I believe 115200n8 means 115200/bs, 8 bit word with no parity and 1 stop
>>> bit.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 3:27 PM, Colin Fleming <colin.mailinglist@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I've been trying to install Debian on my SheevaPlug following Martin
>>>> Michlmayr's guide. I'm having a problem that a few people seem to have
>>>> had recently, see:
>>>> http://plugcomputer.org/plugforum/index.php?topic=1788. As described
>>>> in that post, I can do everything in uboot as described in the
>>>> tutorial, but immediately after booting the kernel I only get garbage
>>>> output on the screen. Mine appears slightly less corrupted than in the
>>>> forum, I can see that it's an installer because the window outlines,
>>>> buttons, widgets and whatnot are visible, they're just illegible.
>>>>
>>>> Curiously, if I ditch my screen session and reconnect, the current
>>>> screen is correct (it's blank, but moving the cursor between the
>>>> widgets causes them to be correctly redrawn) until going to the next
>>>> page, at which time it corrupts again. I suspect this to be some sort
>>>> of terminal setting, but I have no idea what it might be.
>>>>
>>>> I'm on a Mac, creating the screen session using screen
>>>> /dev/cu.usbserial-FTT39QOIB 115200. I'm using the installer images
>>>> from:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> http://people.debian.org/~joeyh/d-i/armel/images/daily/kirkwood/netboot/marvell/sheevaplug/
>>>>
>>>> dated August 27th.
>>>>
>>>> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Colin
>>>>
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