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From: Andrej Gelenberg <andrej.gelenberg@...>
Subject: Re: gentoo installation on openmoko freerunner
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 11:28:30 +0200
Hi,
to chroot on desktop, you need quemu-user
(http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/base/embedded/handbook/?part=1&chap=5).

Get your phone an ip address?
# ip addr

What is in /etc/resolve.conf? What say 'dig @8.8.8.8 gentoo.org'? What
say ping 8.8.8.8?

Regards,
Andrej Gelenberg


On 06/14/2011 10:05 AM, elmar bucher wrote:
> Dear gentoo-embedded list members,
> 
> I  try to get gentoo installed on the openmoko freerunner phone,
> following the instruction at
> http://gentoo.mindzoo.de/index.cgi/wiki/native-compiling .
> (Last post on this prj page is about a year ago, but I still hoped to
> get it running.)
> 
> I manged to:
> + fdisk the microSD card
> + format the root partition
> + format the swap partition
> + download the latest stage3 tarball and extract it on the root partition
> + download the latest portage tree and extract i to the root partition
> + set zoneinfo
> + set host name
> + uncomment  unnecessary terminal in /ect/fstab
> + set locale-gen in inittab
> + chroot to the system
> + update environment (source /etc/profile && env-update)
> + set root passwd
> + enable sshd on startup (rc-update add sshd default)
> + set up usb networking (http://gentoo.mindzoo.de/index.cgi/wiki/USB_Networking)
> + remove consolefont from boot runlevel
> 
> But now, by trying to installing layman (to choose a profile) I run
> into troubles:
> If I try to emerge layman on the chrooted environment the phone can
> not get an working internet connection.
> Am I supposed to have a working internet connection?
> I tried ping from the chrooted environment:
>  ping gentoo.org
>  ping: unknown host gentoo.org
> 
> At the moment the phone have the latest version of shr installed.
> I can start wi-fi over "Iliwi" in shr. according to the message on the
> screen get wifi CONNECTED.
> how ever, if i try to ping from the non chrooted environment I get this:
>   ping gentoo.org
>   ping: bad address 'gentoo.org'
> 
> The latest I tried: I plugged the microSD card into my desktop, where
> I tied to chroot to the environment. Without success. (Which somehow
> makes sense to me, since the kernel on the microSD card is not packed
> for the desktop hardware. But I am not sure if I am right.)
> 
> So this two question remains:
> Do I need internet access on the phone (over wifi or the simcard) to
> be able to finish the gentoo installation?
> How can I install layman, that i can choose a profiles for openmoko?
> 
> I'm grateful for any hints.
> So long, Elmar
> 
> 



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