Once USB Networking has been configured on the BeagleBoard, everything becomes a lot easier. As ARM is now a first-class citizen for Ubuntu builds, there’s now a world of Ubuntu and Debian software that can easily be installed, either with aptitude or good ol’ apt-get. After USB networking was up and running, I configured internet […]
I was able to pretty easily get USB networking on the beagleboard, going between my Mac and the beagleboard without a USB to Ethernet adapter (of which I have ordered one, but two weeks on, DealExtreme hasn’t done much with my order yet. Other than charge my PayPal account that is…) Anyway, here’s what needed […]
I had an issue where the beagleboard would kernel panic after a cold boot, yet if I hit the reset button it would boot up OK. Thanks to the helpful people over on the Beagle Board Google Groups page, a solution was quickly provided – upgrade the u-boot image in the NAND. http://elinux.org/BeagleBoardUbuntu#Upgrade_U-Boot I followed […]
This post is a step-by-step guide to get Ubuntu Linux up and running on the BeagleBoard. There’s nothing much new here, more it’s gathering information that’s spread over a few different pages all into one place, so if I need to do it again from scratch I’ve got an easy reference to follow.
I’ll post up a HOWTO later, but for now here’s where I’m at with it: [email protected]:~$ uname -a Linux beagleboard 2.6.29-oer44.1 #1 PREEMPT Thu Sep 3 15:45:34 UTC 2009 armv7l GNU/Linux [email protected]:~$ cat /proc/cpuinfo Processor : ARMv7 Processor rev 3 (v7l) BogoMIPS : 492.62 Features : swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp thumbee neon CPU […]
I’m working on a project that’s pretty scant on details at the moment, but it’s going to be based around a small computer with an attached LCD. I haven’t selected the display it will use yet, but the brains of the machine are looking like they will be an ARM based unit. I’ve long held […]
More information on the demise of ZFS within Mac OS X. /dev/why!?!: The loss of ZFS.
The Guardian have put together some history, as well as input from their readers and produced a great overview of the last 40 years of teh interwebs. On one hand you could say “Look how far we’ve come” yet on the other hand, you could equally say “Look how far we haven’t” A people’s history […]
I installed it myself… There, I Fixed It: Epic Kludges + Jury Rigs What? It Said CD On It «.
YouTube – It’s Party Time!. This makes that terribly painful Microsoft Windows 7 Launch Party video actually worth watching. Just a couple of subtle edits…