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Users / Re: good core.
« on: April 04, 2011, 04:47:22 pm »
i believe that some are going to try to make a pandaboard into a core, as soon as they receive one which might be a while

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i understand your apprehensiveness with continuing, but if you do ill be able to help much more as i now have a local mirror of the ubuntu sources so now every time i install its not going out the internet which will greatly decrease my install time.

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just thought that i would add if l3mce picks this back up, mceinstall.sh has had a slight change that he may want to incorporate

http://svn.linuxmce.org/trac.cgi/changeset/23868

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Developers / Re: Pandaboard full media director ???
« on: March 31, 2011, 07:07:23 pm »
i have found that they can be powered from USB but i still cannot find if it can be powered from PoE, i dont think it can but just that feature would sell me on it

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you could open it up and unsolder it and but in a resistor or something to that effect.
or fill the hole that it sits in with hot glue to diffuse the light

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Developers / Re: Pandaboard full media director ???
« on: March 30, 2011, 01:20:59 am »
excuse my stupid question, but what are the packages needed for a media director?? There is a list of packages or an example of media director??

could be a start, take the mini version of hari?

Emanuele

might to want to look at link below as there are 2 more packages needed to use all functionality
http://pandaboard.org/content/resources/development-environment

after looking through the specs these boards interest me alot and i might purchase one when i have the money

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Users / Re: Snapshot testing
« on: March 30, 2011, 01:17:13 am »
i dont know how you would do it but maybe a script that tests each part?

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Developers / Re: Pandaboard full media director ???
« on: March 29, 2011, 01:53:52 am »
um, why would you add a second nic if its going to be used as an MD, unless the onboard was too slow

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its good to hear that you got it working, im just curious if you did 1004 or 0810

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well i dont want to be a downer but mine failed on grub installation, but that i mounted from the raw .iso on a vm so now ill burn it to a dvd and try on hardware

also, this new script made a much bigger .iso than i was getting previously, 2.5 gigs, i was wondering if thats what you got also?

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i just started over on building it so i thought i would document my process so others could try or i can be corrected if im doing something wrong.
Install Ubuntu server 10.04 32 bit
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sudo su
nano /etc/apt/sources.list
add deb http://www.geekconnection.org/remastersys/repository ubuntu/
apt-get update
apt-dist upgrade
apt-get install xorg kdm kde-minimal subversion pmount remastersys 'dvd+rw-tools'
shutdown -r now
open konsole after reboot
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sudo su
svn co http://svn.linuxmce.org/svn/branches/LinuxMCE-0810/src/new-installer
chmod 777 /home/user_name/new-installer
add master-lmce.sh and postmaster.sh to the new-installer directory
cd new-installer
./pre-install-from-repo.sh
apt-get -f upgrade
./mce-install.sh
./master_lmce.sh

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there were the cp errors that are always there and it didnt think that there was a dvd in the drive but i think i know why, but i cant copy my .iso out of my VM cause its throwing a fit so i cant test if the .iso boots yet.

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with the latest files i ran into an error
growisofs:line 175: command not found
i think it is a permissions problem because i know the dvd+rw-tools is installed, but i would add that to the line that installs remastersys just to be sure it gets installed
i have to do some work on vm then, ill try again so i can mount the .iso next time :)

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postmaster.sh will not be found if it is not there, so please edit the two scripts to reflect your different directory. Or try
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sudo su
mv -r /home/USER_NAME/new-installer /root/
/root/new-installer/master_lmce.sh
Obviously change the USER_NAME to reflect yours.
I will write some logic into handling this later. I was going to take a break from this for a few days, but ended up doing all night because I kept working things out.

I have a spacing error that appears after some of the "= " which is preventing it from forcing out some packages. Just ignore them till I get sed right.
This latest one should run, only throwing some dpkg errors. There will be no videos. I am just reimaging avwiz and running, fixing errors as I go. Sorry for the amount of them that didn't run correctly.

i would just add the code you posted, so that if new-installer isnt in root it copies it there, and if it is then it just throws an not found and continues.

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on an internet install, it is /home/user/new-installer, and i cant copy it into root so for now im just going to change the path for testing untill i can download and install a snapshot.

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