Re: Lemote YeeLoong 8089 mips based notebook repository switch
I have started the Pmon manual translatation but it might only be
finished after Chinese New Year. Hopefully I might make the translation
available on a wiki soon so I can get more volunteers to help translate
the 28 pages.
I'll let the list know once this is done.
> To rescue a yeeloong,we have several methods:
> download a rescue kernel from
> load it via usb, then you can have a shell in ramdisk to do things.
> to reinstall the whole machine, just put the whole V1.1.0 directory into a
> usb stick or disk(first ext2/3 partition, root directory), then use the
> 'recover' function of the pmon(press tab key during boot up).
> For more about pmon, we have a pmon manual but unfortunately it is now in
> Chinese, but you should be able to guess most of the content because the
> commands are always in English:) Here:
> I will try to arrange the translation.
> Packages modified by Lemote that might lead to breakage:
> 1. the x server. To make the server know how to mmap the io port. It
> seems the latest X server/linux kernel has standard way to do this now.
> 2. linux kernel. We have to provide custom kernel before it is accepted
> by debian official, the source is provided via
> And to compile the kernel natively, we need to patch the binutils a bit to
> workaround a bug between CPU/southbridge.
> Any difficulties, please ask us as we probably can give answers.
> Best Regards
>> That's why the gNewSenseToMips team is figuring out smart ways to rescue a
>> yeeloong laptop or a fuloong mini box, after a successful breakage ;-)
>> from aventurous hacking experiments.
>> Best regards
>>> The Debian standard Kernel does not work very well with the Loonsong CPU
>>> I have the Evaluation Board for the CPU from there Laptop since I am
>>> building my own Computer.
>>>> Yes I had this one in my bookmarks but it doesn't mention
>>>> (yet) the slowness of the www.lemote.com repository from
>>>> Europe. When I have enough information I'll update the wiki :).
>>> I live in Strasbourg and get the GSM Network from O2/Telephonica and
>>> with HSDPA I can access thr Lemote server with arround 480 kByte/Sek.
>>> A friend, which live in the same hause as me, with Wanadoo/Orange can
>>> access the site with 300 kByte/Sek.
>>> Thanks, Greetings and nice Day/Evening
>>> Michelle Konzack
>>> 24V Electronic Engineer
>>> Tamay Dogan Network
>>> Debian GNU/Linux Consultant
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