Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: Andrej Gelenberg <andrej.gelenberg@×××.edu>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Cc: elmar bucher <elmbeech@×××××.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] gentoo installation on openmoko freerunner
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 10:07:43
In Reply to: [gentoo-embedded] gentoo installation on openmoko freerunner by elmar bucher
to chroot on desktop, you need quemu-user

Get your phone an ip address?
# ip addr

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

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 > . > (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 ( > + 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 > ping: unknown host > > 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 > ping: bad address '' > > 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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Re: [gentoo-embedded] gentoo installation on openmoko freerunner elmar bucher <elmbeech@×××××.com>