[E3-hacking] Boot from flash
Antony.Stone at e3.open.source.it
Fri Sep 1 13:57:40 BST 2006
I've just got my first E3 booting Linux 2.6.17 using the Wiki guidelines.
It's great to see a Tux logo on the E3 display with the kernel boot messages
going past, and to have a command line at the other end of the serial port.
I have two questions:
1. How do I enable the E3's keyboard/s so that I can use the ash shell from
there as well as (or instead of) on the end of the serial port?
(I've tried changing the kernel boot arguments from "console=tty0
console=ttyS0,115200n8" to "console=ttyS0,115200n8 console=tty0"; I've tried
just "console=tty0" and I've tried no console definition at all.)
2. Now that I know I have a 2.6.27 kernel which works on the machine, is there
a way to load this into the onboard flash so that the machine boots
standalone into real Linux, instead of having to use the serial cable every
Python is executable pseudocode.
Perl is executable line noise.
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