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Re: Debian on Toshiba AC100 (Tegra 250)?

Thanks for the detailed reply. However, as a newbie I couldn't follow your instructions.

Isn't there something like a debian net-installer for debian ARM? something I can put on a usb disk, plug into the laptop and it'll take care of the installation?.


--- On Tue, 31/8/10, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@lkcl.net> wrote:

> From: Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@lkcl.net>
> Subject: Re: Debian on Toshiba AC100 (Tegra 250)?
> To: "Li Haifeng" <omycle@gmail.com>
> Cc: mb78aa@yahoo.com, debian-arm@lists.debian.org
> Date: Tuesday, 31 August, 2010, 10:10 PM
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 3:14 AM, Li
> Haifeng <omycle@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I think that is not difficult,through I have not done
> it .
>  i have, and there are quite a few hoops to jump
> through.  the first
> is getting the GPL source code out of toshiba.  this
> is absolutely
> essential.  the second is creating a "replacement
> firmware" which
> loads debian-installer.
>  if you can ascertain whether they've used u-boot (which
> they probably
> have) then the job is made a lot easier, _especially_ if
> you can get
> the GPL source code out of toshiba for u-boot.
>  if they "won't" provide it, you get gpl-violations.org to
> issue a
> cease and desist order.  which will go down like a
> lead balloon, but
> tough titty.
> > If you want to port Debian of ARM to your netbook. I
> think ,if you have correlate drivers,it is easy.
> > Have you tried  Ubuntu?
>  ubuntu is a waste of time, li, and is a red herring.
> l.

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