[gobolinux-users] General admin questions
gobo at ser1.net
Wed Nov 15 20:18:03 UTC 2006
On Wednesday 15 November 2006 10:30, Jonas Karlsson wrote:
> Then feel free to ask here :)
Thanks for responding.
> > 1) I have an IPW2200 chip, and the Gobo kernel is compiled with the
> There's a package for this in the contrib store:
>ar.bz2 Just install that and it will work. I too use the ipw2200 chip.
Ok. So... how do I find these? I'm pretty sure that I tried Compile
and InstallPackage, but I may not have. In any case, what's the
correct way to find packages and recipes? I tried "FindPackage IPW",
which returned no results. For that matter, "FindPackage --type=recipe
KDE" also returns no results. Do I need to initialize a cache or
> Why do you want to break the kernel compilation? 'Compile linux' does
> everything that needs to be done including installing the kernel and
> replacing the old kernel symlink, so grub will select it next boot.
Well, I want to bring over a kernel configuration from Gentoo and use
that instead. This is an edge case. And what happens to the kernel
sources after the install? Are they removed?
> > 3) Where's software suspend? The 2.6 kernel comes with a native
> From menuconfig (did you know you could type / in menuconfig and
> search for for example 'software'?):
Yeah. I did a grep for SUSPEND in the Gobo .config, and there were no
software suspend matches. My problem was that the Gobo config enables
SMP by default. Which is why I was better off pulling my .config over
from Gentoo :-)
> Look under "System Management" on the wiki:
I got distracted by the "Utility Scripts" link that goes nowhere. I
didn't see the management page. Thanks.
> Look for the section "Boot Scripts" in the above link.
> > Entirely unrelated, has anybody looked at Debians event-based init
> > system, Upstart? If there's no current effort being made to port
> I've thought about it (isn't it ubuntu's, not debian's, init system?)
> but don't have the time in the near future to look into it. I don't
> think anyone else has either, so feel free to look at it.
Yes, you're right, it is Ubuntu. Which -- in my mind -- is Debian; I
tend to mentally group distributions by their package management
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