18622Re: [nslu2-linux] flashing apex from redboot
- Apr 29, 2007Rob Lockhart wrote:
> Hi, Gordon. Those wiki instructions (Debian/CompileApex) are very datedYou can compile Apex in an endian-aware way such that you don't need to
> indeed - referring to a very old version of Apex. The current version
> is 1.4.18, and even the build instructions aren't complete. Since the
> makefile specifies whether Apex is LE or BE, I am not even sure if the
> endianness swapping (per the wiki) is even necessary anymore.
do any swapping of the kernel.
> Furthermore, there are a bunch of new stuff in the menuconfig (i.e.,Marc is looking into ixp4xx ethernet support. He has read through the
> ping, DHCP, TFTP, enable IXP4xx ethernet, FAT/EXT2/JFFS filesystem,
> etc.). Not sure if all of this works (since IXP4xx ethernet depends on
> microcode) so I'm not sure if Apex has network support yet. But if so,
> there would truly be no reason now to even consider RedBoot limitations.
open source driver code, and says that there should be no impediment
other than his available time.
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