3991Re: installing Debian on LS1 question
- Sep 1, 2005The kernel and loadable kernel modules are 2 different animals. We
haven't implemented a new kernel (yet).
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Sasha" <sashapost@y...>
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "wedgemusic"
> <wedgemusic@y...> wrote:
> > I've compiled kernel modules for all 3 varieties of the LinkStation -
> > powerpc-hdhlan, powerpc-hdhglan, and mipsel-hdhlan. The modules
> > include netfilter (iptables), bluetooth, usb video, tun (openvpn), and
> > a new kernel loader. The download is about 2.7MB.
> > I also released powerpc-hdhlan-freelink 1.0 (stable) and a test
> > version of FreeLink for the powerpc-hdhglan LinkStation. See
> > http://linkstationwiki.org/Projects/FreeLink and
> > http://linkstationwiki.org/forum/ for more information.
> It looks that the kernel that I installed
> (from debian_2005_08_21_dist.tgz) has problems with USB.
> I would probably be better off using freelink kernel.
> Is there a *safe* and easy method of upgrading kernel
> on linkstation? It might be hard to repair the system if
> something goes wrong and the new kernel would not boot. There
> is no slot for an emergency boot diskette in the linkstation.
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