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Re: installing Debian on LS1 question

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  • wedgemusic
    The kernel and loadable kernel modules are 2 different animals. We haven t implemented a new kernel (yet).
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 1, 2005
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      The 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...>
      wrote:
      > --- 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.
    • James Ronald
      Would it be possible to add the Kuro-HG to your list? ... From: wedgemusic To: Sent: Friday,
      Message 2 of 10 , Sep 2, 2005
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        Would it be possible to add the Kuro-HG to your list?


        ----- Original Message -----
        From: "wedgemusic" <wedgemusic@...>
        To: <LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com>
        Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 12:11 AM
        Subject: [LinkStation_General] Re: installing Debian on LS1 question


        > 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.
        >
        > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "downlalaway"
        > <downlalaway@y...> wrote:
        >> Trying not to divert this thread,
        >>
        >> Would anyone know if the modules in freelink are the same as earlier
        >> modules and would this new Japanese package have any useful upgrades
        >> (kernel/modules etc)?
        >> Having odd issues with big downloads so can't check.
        >>
        >> In answer to the original poster - again Freelink is probably easiest
        >> to start with (no repartitioning) but needs minor tweaks to overcome
        >> lack of space if lots of things are installed.
        >>
        >> Its all experimental but more people will be doing the linkstationwiki
        >> FreeLink method now so you'll get more focused help. It may take one
        >> or two tries so keep at it.
        >> I've still got the tarballs I used: debian_2005_04_09 and
        >> all_modules_hlan followed by ppc_modules if it doesn't work out.
        >> However it would be better for all to help test and verify/bugfix
        >> Freelink.
        >>
        >>
        >> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "James Stewart"
        >> <wartstew@y...> wrote:
        >> > --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "Sasha" <sashapost@y...>
        >> > wrote:
        >> > > Hello all,
        >> > >
        >> > > I would like to upgrade harddrive on PPC Linkstation to 400GB
        > Seagate
        >> > > and install Debian on the new harddrive. What is the easiest way
        > to do
        >> > > this? I was planning to follow the guide "Debian on the
        > Linkstation"
        >> > > in this group at
        >> > >
        > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/LinkStation_General/files/Howto%20Files/
        >> > > . This method requires Japanese debian base
        > debian_2004_12_26dist.tgz
        >> > > from http://kuro.kaguya.biz/data. That site also mentiones
        >> > > debian_2005_04_09_dist.tgz, but both files are no longer available.
        >> > >
        >> > > Can anybody tell where I can find a base debian distribution for
        > LS1?
        >> > > Maybe you can suggest an easier method for installation.
        >> >
        >> > They have been replaced with newer ones at:
        >> >
        >> > http://kuro.dsk.jp
        >> >
        >> > I think I saw them elsewhere too, but as I said in an earlier post,
        >> > please give Freelink a try and report back if you have any problems.
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