[ARMedslack] Slackware ARM on Raspberry Pi

dowelld at netscape.net dowelld at netscape.net
Wed May 1 20:20:41 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 11:28 AM,  <dowelld at netscape.net> wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gregg Levine <gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com>
> To: Slackware ARM port <armedslack at lists.armedslack.org>
> Sent: Wed, May 1, 2013 4:03 pm
> Subject: Re: [ARMedslack] Slackware ARM on Raspberry Pi
> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 6:02 PM,  <dowelld at netscape.net> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The packages from Dave's Collective (Kernel 3.1.9) don't seem to support
>> the
>> extra memory on the revised Raspberry Pi Model B board. I think this is
>> because the firmware package used is downlevel.
>> So I've made some new firmware, kernel (3.6.11) and module packages. They
>> can be found here http://www.dowelld.net/?p=43.
>> Thanks
>> Dave
> Hello!
> Dave how did you get Slackware for ARM running on yours? I didn't have
> much luck originally with my setup and decided to put it aside.
> -----
> Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
> "This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."
> Hi Gregg,
> I modified the Dave's Collective installer ramdisk image, so that I can do
> headless installs.
> I write that (plus the other required files) to a (50MB) (v)fat partition on
> an SD card, then boot the Pi on that card.
> Then I follow the standard install path to NFS install Slackware, except I
> use a set of custom tagfiles to only install the packages I want.
> I'm currently installing a modified version of 13.37, I've added the raspi-
> packages to the y directory, and added them into the tagfile.
> Would you like me to upload the files I'm using? So you can try them.
> Regards
> Dave

Yes please. Along with complete instructions on how to install them.
An NFS delivered install? Interesting.

Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
"This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."
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Hi Gregg

I've uploaded them here http://www.dowelld.net/?p=49

I hope that helps.

Let me know how you get on


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