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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    lauriesherrod, download the VT8500Software.rar file on http://tails92.sepwich.com/files/easypc/ nextvolume, put the files up so we can download them. It is a WinCE backup so you can restore...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    celem, nextvolume put them on his site with his files. They can be found here:
    http://tails92.sepwich.com/files/easypc/

    It is the one called wince_bak.zip, I believe.
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Thanks so much PrFaas, that information is soooooo helpful. ;)
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    So the entire u-boot script file consists of just these three lines? Also can you provide some details of how to setup the "big brother machine"? Like where to put the kernel file and the exported...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Here is another U-boot Reference guide: http://www.freescale.com/files/32bit/doc/quick_ref_guide/LITE5200BUBPG/LITE5200BUBPG.pdf?fpsp=1
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Building and Debugging ARM Linux Using ARM Embedded Linux, ARM RealView Development Suite 3.1 and RealView ICE 3.2
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    nextvolume, it stops showing anything after showing: Loading kernel. It doesn't show anything else after that.

    PrFaas, the SPI is a SAMSUNG_NF_K9GAG08U0M

    I haven't seen an RS232 port...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    I was just trying to figure out if the U-boot versions were different, and that was the reason mine didn't get any further than: Loading kernel...

    No matter how long I let it sit.
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    nextvolume, what version of U-boot do you have on your machine? given by the environment variable ver
    Mine is U-boot Version: VT8500 U-Boot 1.2.16.1 (Oct 29, 2009 - 00:00:51)

    Did you update your...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Thanks nextvolume, that helps a lot! :)
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    nextvolume, what synatx did you use when you printed out environment variables using textout for the following information:

    I was able to print the following variables using textout (PARTIAL...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Now we're getting somewhere... :) The script is actually running now. I just have to clean it up and figure out the details. But at least I can see the script working.
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    the mem=512 is in reference to my SD card (2GB), since I am trying to run it completely on the card like a LiveCD version of Ubuntu. The bootm command was modified from the bootm command from the...
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    I'll try putting the files in a directory called script. Yes, I used mkimage to create the scriptcmd file. The text above is just a plain text copy of the actual script. Thanks for the quick...
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    nextvolume, I don't know what I'm doing wrong. I formatted an SD card on a windows XP Pro machine, as a FAT Partition (Not Fat 32). I created the scriptcmd with mkimage, by copying the text you had...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    Thanks so much for this information. This is exactly what we have been looking for. Especially looking at your notes. You have a board from Benigntech like in this link:...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    If the board is blue, it is more than likely like celem and my board..made by Benigntech. Probably a BV07_A_8500.
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    I'll have to upload it later..Access is blocked where I am right now (at work).
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    Do we know what app created the scriptcmd? I ask because it looks like it has some binary code in the beginning and I was wondering what created it? Is it something that can be read by a particular...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    shade_emry, do you mean the program is not there or that it's just not working correctly? If it isn't working correctly, maybe you can get a copy of the WiFi app. I believe a copy is in the zip...
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    Congratulations PerChristensen. I am now trying to figure out how to run a LiveCD type installation of Linux/Ubuntu from an SD card.
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    Then the question would be, for ZCarowick, how would you even bring up a BIOS screen? ie, what keys/key do you press to bring up a BIOS. I haven't found anything on a BIOS for our boards. Some of our...
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    celem, I zipped up the folders under My Computer on my machine. It can be downloaded from here: http://rapidshare.com/files/329051287/wince_bak.zip.html
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    So it must be an SD card? Can it be a USB Flash Drive?
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    [other] Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?

    celem, it looks like you have the same board as mine. I will try to zip up all my files and see if I can post them.
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