install Debian in SD card

Xiangfu Liu xiangfu at sharism.cc
Sat Jun 5 11:18:39 EDT 2010


Hi

I fixed that problem after setup swapfile:
   http://en.qi-hardware.com/wiki/Debian#Setup_swapfile

# dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=65536
# mkswap /swapfile
# swapon /swapfile

To enable it at boot time, edit /etc/fstab to include: /swapfile swap swap defaults 0 0

On 06/05/2010 11:12 PM, Suresh P wrote:
> Xiangfu Liu<xiangfu at sharism.cc>  writes:
>
>> Hi All
>>
>> today I try the install Debian to SD card:
>>
>> Prepare SD card:
>> 1. format your sd card to one ext2  partition.
>> 2. wget http://mister-muffin.de/nanonote/debian-sid-mipsel.tar.lzma
>> 3. tar xvf debian-sid-mipsel.tar.lzma -C /PATH/TO/YOUR/SDCARD/
>> 4. wget http://pyneo.org/downloads/nano/openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-uImage.bin
>> 5. cp openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-uImage.bin /PATH/TO/YOUR/SDCARD/boot/uImage
>>
>> Prepare bootloader:
>> 6. refresh the last uboot:
>>       wget http://downloads.qi-hardware.com/people/xiangfu/tmp/openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-u-boot.bin
>>       sudo usbboot -c "boot;nprog 0 openwrt-xburst-qi_lb60-u-boot.bin 0 0 -n"
>>
>> 7. then press [M] when power-on.
>>
>> now "apt-get update" :-)
>
> I also follwed the same method for trying debian on NanoNote, But failed
> with debian.sid as I could not get login terminal.Then, I tried with
> debian-lenny.tgz.It was successful but the apt-get update failed with a
> Bus Error Message even after removing the *.bin files from
> /var/cache/apt. What could be the reason?
>
> Meanwhile installing debian on NAND failed miserably after severel
> attempts.
>
> suresh
>
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Xiangfu Liu
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