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Ark74
PostPosted: Wed Aug 13, 2008 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Working great on my EeePc 701 4G

Writing now on it, in the downtown park :)
Mostly a gNS user but, my eeepc is now blaged

Thanks man!

jebba
PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ark74 wrote:
Working great on my EeePc 701 4G

Writing now on it, in the downtown park :)
Mostly a gNS user but, my eeepc is now blaged

Thanks man!


woo hoo! :)

extraspecialbitter
PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Code:
[marley@localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.26.1-6.libre1.rt1.freeeee.i686
[marley@localhost ~]$ cat /etc/issue
FREEEEE release 0.01 (helium)


posted from my brand new 900, running wireless (and everything else) flawlessly. My biggest adjustment is getting used to the location of the <shift> key (versus <PgUp>, which my fingers seem to prefer).

Question: is the intention to always run freeeee in RAM (i.e. in "live" mode) or is there a way to install to the "hard" drive?

jebba
PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

extraspecialbitter wrote:
Code:
[marley@localhost ~]$ uname -r
2.6.26.1-6.libre1.rt1.freeeee.i686
[marley@localhost ~]$ cat /etc/issue
FREEEEE release 0.01 (helium)


posted from my brand new 900, running wireless (and everything else) flawlessly. My biggest adjustment is getting used to the location of the <shift> key (versus <PgUp>, which my fingers seem to prefer).


Woo hoo!

extraspecialbitter wrote:
Question: is the intention to always run freeeee in RAM (i.e. in "live" mode) or is there a way to install to the "hard" drive?


Run /usr/sbin/liveinst as root to fire up anaconda to install to the SSD.

I have a crazier version pending, but i'm trying to find the best way to package this thing up.

-Jeff

extraspecialbitter
PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 10:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

happiness reigns!

Code:
pablo@eeyore=> head -1 /etc/issue
FREEEEE release 0.01 (helium)

jebba
PostPosted: Sun Aug 17, 2008 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

extraspecialbitter wrote:
happiness reigns!

Code:
pablo@eeyore=> head -1 /etc/issue
FREEEEE release 0.01 (helium)



haha. ok, so now what we got in store is an openbox desktop with jackd being the base for the soundsystem :) I have it running on a few systems here. I just copied from system to system by running something like:

Master box:
Code:
dd if=/dev/sda | nc 192.168.1.1 4711
sda1sum /dev/sda


Clone:
Code:
ifconfig eth0 192.168.1.1
nc -l 4711 | of=/dev/sda
sda1sum /dev/sda


That actually works ;)

I was talking to BuZz in #blag irc and he suggested just distributing tarballs.

Anyway, so there are lots of options:

1) like now, with a USB "live" image that you then install to your eee with anaconda

2) raw disk images you can dd (this being dodgy)

3) tarballs you just untar into your pre-formatted harddrives and then make a mbr

4) A usb image that is directly usable (uh, "non-live") that could also just be copied to drive.

5) /me punts and waits for jaromil to get out of the jungle or wherever he is and use what dyne uses

6) any other suggestions....

Ark74
PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jebba wrote:

1) like now, with a USB "live" image that you then install to your eee with anaconda

5) /me punts and waits for jaromil to get out of the jungle or wherever he is and use what dyne uses


I like those up there, this can be used for almost all users, novice, medium, and expert.

Once i used dynebolic, the only thing i didn't like much was that dyne seems like a guest on the pc, and i would like it to be the main system. :P

Any way :D, so far i like the installer.

Ark74
PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 6:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hate to give bad news but, this morning i found that FreeEee lost Gnome, after installing Inkscape, it just went somewhere esle :P

I tried to find a way get it back but any has worked.

i'm sure there's something wrong with some libs because anytime i try to open a usab device, sd it take me back to the home directory.

Any sugestion XD

jebba
PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ark74 wrote:
I hate to give bad news but, this morning i found that FreeEee lost Gnome, after installing Inkscape, it just went somewhere esle :P

I tried to find a way get it back but any has worked.

i'm sure there's something wrong with some libs because anytime i try to open a usab device, sd it take me back to the home directory.


WTF? I'm not sure what "lost gnome" means. Like the packages are gone? `rpm -q gnome-session` isn't there or what? If you add a new user is it working for them? Sometimes gnome borks it's configs.

Anyway, I've already tossed out gnome on freeeee anyway since it's not that robust for something like the Eee. With (lots of) luck (and no distractions!) I'll have a new image tonight....

noldrin
PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've seem gnome get deinstalled if you deinstall the right package.
jebba
PostPosted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

noldrin wrote:
I've seem gnome get deinstalled if you deinstall the right package.


Yes, but you'll certainly get a warning from `yum`.

Ark74
PostPosted: Tue Aug 19, 2008 8:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

jebba wrote:
noldrin wrote:
I've seem gnome get deinstalled if you deinstall the right package.


Yes, but you'll certainly get a warning from `yum`.


Nope, nothing just after installing/updating, i lost menus, terminal, the ability to open external drives, (nautilus failing), and i cant run any app, (alt+f2 not responding, atl+f1 gone, f1 "gnome-help" no such directory)

The funny thing is that it still has the software installed. If i have files on home/user (i can't open any usb, sd device) odt, ogg, avi, or any that can handle it open the file correctly

I tried once again, and it happened installing openoffice from blaghead repo.
(mmm.. interesting gnome - x related aplications)

Freeeee + blaghead = dynamite ;P

(i'm starting to learn lynx XD)

jebba
PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:47 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

There's a new image available for Eee 900. It also works on 701 and supports eee 1000 ethernet (but not wifi) and presumably 901 ethernet (but not wifi) as well. In sum, this is for an eee 900. :)

http://www.freeeee.org/images/

They have a date timestamp, most recent=best.

Just have openbox for now, no more gnome goodbye gnome. The default install at the moment doesn't have my openbox theme/menu, it's missing the way i have it starting up via hacks right now, etc. Gonna look much different, but the base .rpms are there.

-Jeff

jebba
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Plz check this out if you have an eee. If you are running FREEEE, do a fresh install with this version.

This image is very close to nirvana. The live version comes up how i want for now. Jack and realtime working fine.

You can run as root: /usr/sbin/liveinst to install it to the Asus Eee 900.


To fix:
On reboot after the install firstboot comes up which I actually *dont* want to come up--it'll be out next version. This causes a little chaos. There are a number of other services coming up I don't want.

On the (unsuported) 1000H it works ok, but video mode is off and volume levels don't come up full on boot.

It works ok on 701 model, but tdfsb doesn't come up due to video mode.






Run:
http://www.freeeee.org/freeeee-download



Currently
Code:
#!/bin/sh

NOW=200808290005

wget -c http://www.freeeee.org/torrents/FREEEEE-$NOW.ext2.torrent

aria2c \
   -s 2 -c \
   -T FREEEEE-$NOW.ext2.torrent \
   http://www.freeeee.org/images/FREEEEE-$NOW.ext2 \
   ftp://www.freeeee.org/FREEEEE/images/FREEEEE-$NOW.ext2 \
   http://www.blagblagblag.org/pub/FREEEEE/images/FREEEEE-$NOW.ext2 \
   ftp://ftp.blagblagblag.org/pub/FREEEEE/images/FREEEEE-$NOW.ext2

wget -c http://www.freeeee.org/images/SHA1SUM

Ark74
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 12:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jebba wrote:
Plz check this out if you have an eee. If you are running FREEEE, do a fresh install with this version.
....
Run:
http://www.freeeee.org/freeeee-download


I'm downloafding the FREEEEE-200808290005.ext2 is it the correct one?

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