Re: Debian on Zaurus ?
Am Samstag, 30. August 2008 schrieb BOCAHU Sébastien:
> > According to this, I asked myself, if there might be an easy way to
> > install debian on a Sharp Zaurus SL-C1000. I googled, but I only found
> > some homebrew images and ways of install with very oold kernels (or
> > japanese environments and so on).
> I own a Zaurus (C1000 series) and i've worked on running Debian armel on
> it. You can read some informations about it on this webpage:
> Ressources can be found at oesf.org/forum.
> Debian armel (EABI) runs great on the Zaurus. You'll need a large storage
> on a SD card for the rootfs.
> >> I hope, that the knowledge of "installing debian on freerunner" might be
> >> easyly transferred to be able to install debian on the Zaurus machine.
> >> The Zaurus got a strong-arm cpu, as well as the freerunner.
> The mighty way to "install" debian on a C1000 is by running a on-flash
> already flashed kernel and a base filesystem on a SD card.
> >Depending on the amount of storage available, you might want to use
> >Debian or Emdebian but Emdebian for armel is not ready yet.
> Debian armel used to run great some month ago :)
> I haven't took care of my Z for many months due to lack of time...
> But let's try it !
> Have a good day !
> zecrazytux - Sebastien BOCAHU
I am just trying to install debian on the Zaurus. There is a wiki of the
procedure, but it has a lot of mistakes in it.
I improved and corrected all I found, but still working on it. The wiki seems
to be rather old.
At the moment, I try to get network access, but the kernel (yes, Angstrom
latest kernel 2.6.24 is running well!), does not see my card. This is still a
The solutions cannot be used, as there are still i.e. mistakes, like dead
Feedback will be sent, if required.