[maemo-developers] Debian on the n900 / Configuring NOLO

From: Kimmo Hämäläinen kimmo.hamalainen at nokia.com
Date: Thu Nov 26 09:16:33 EET 2009
On Thu, 2009-11-26 at 05:10 +0100, ext Christopher Allan Webber wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm interested in exploring installing Debian on the n900.  I assume
> that for the most part, if I loosely follow these instructions:
> http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/arm/apds03.html.en
> ... that it may be possible to do so.
> However, I realize I need to configure the bootloader to load off the SD
> card.  This is proving a bit hard to do, however, as I cannot find any
> documentation on configuring the NOLO bootloader.  So even if I install
> the system, I don't know how to get it to boot!  :)
> Advice on this is appreciated.  (Any other advice to heed while
> exploring this I am receptive to hearing as well...)

Did you try giving it as the kernel command line:
./flasher -broot=/dev/mmcblk1

Didn't work for me, though. It seems the kernel module needed for the
memory cards is not loaded yet.


> Thanks,
>  - cwebb
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