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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #240 on: November 14, 2012, 05:15:41 pm »
Any ideas why Vogtinator's video got so many dislikes? O.O
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #241 on: November 14, 2012, 05:32:55 pm »
TI officials? :p
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #242 on: November 14, 2012, 05:46:59 pm »
I don't know but it was weird because most other Linux on TI-Nspire vids barely had any. At first I thought the video was fake or misleading or that teachers hating to see calcs being used for stuff other than math ran into just that video, but then watched it and it was legit. So I guess maybe it was hit by a votebot or just that video that was noticed by calc haters (the typical people who see using calcs other than for maths as being nerds)
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #243 on: November 14, 2012, 08:52:12 pm »
Nice to see gnuplot's working! I wasn't expecting amazing performance on the 3D. How much time does it take to render a frame? Is it just too slow for real-time rotation?

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #244 on: November 15, 2012, 01:13:55 am »
Any ideas why Vogtinator's video got so many dislikes? O.O
I think they come from people who don't follow the Linux portage to the Nspire. Some might think it is fake, others might think that there is a typo in Linucx.
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #245 on: November 15, 2012, 03:59:36 am »
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btw vogt your error is just that: in the bootscript you dont load the initrd, so you just have to modify the bootscrip with a text editor and add the initrd
? It works fine, I don't need an initrd! My kernel doesn't support it!
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How much time does it take to render a frame? Is it just too slow for real-time rotation?
45 sec - 1 Minute without overclocking :-(

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At first I thought the video was fake or misleading or that teachers hating to see calcs being used for stuff other than math ran into just that video, but then watched it and it was legit.
Yeah, maybe I should have shown my complete setup..

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Some might think it is fake, others might think that there is a typo in Linucx.
That would be  :banghead:.. I know some who wouldn't understand it..

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #246 on: November 15, 2012, 04:08:23 am »
All I can say each time is how awesome this is :D. I really need to get some mini-usb > usb cables and a hub :P

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #247 on: November 15, 2012, 11:15:03 am »
First of all this is amazing.

Next I would like to run this on mine, and I know that this is a dev thread, but I would just like to know if I am on the right track. From what I can tell, I am going to need a powered USB hub, keyboard, USB drive, and mouse. On the Ti-Nspire I think I will need about 10 Mb of space. What needs to go on the flash drive, and what need to go on the Nspire?

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #248 on: November 15, 2012, 12:17:43 pm »
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From what I can tell, I am going to need a powered USB hub, keyboard, USB drive, and mouse.
Yes, that's enough.

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On the Ti-Nspire I think I will need about 10 Mb of space. What needs to go on the flash drive, and what need to go on the Nspire?
The flash drive contains the root file system, the nspire only the kernel (2 MB), bootloader and scripts (too small to mention).

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #249 on: November 15, 2012, 01:34:55 pm »
Vogtinator, do you have an actual partition on the USB drive? And if so, what type?

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #250 on: November 15, 2012, 02:05:54 pm »
From what I can tell it's already in the image. Just type links in the command line, press enter and it should work.
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #251 on: November 15, 2012, 02:09:53 pm »
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Vogtinator, do you have an actual partition on the USB drive? And if so, what type?
Yes, /dev/sda1 for / (you need to customize bootscript_usb.lls) and /dev/sda2 for swap (/etc/fstab).

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can you please tell me how to install the links on the ti nspire or if its already posted can you tell me where and how
thanks..
1. Copy linuxloader2.tns and bootscript_usb.lls onto your calc
2. Assign the lls extension to linuxloader2 (/ndless/ndless.cfg)
3. Untar the root filesystem onto your usb-stick (`tar -xvf rootfs.tar.bz2 -C <mountpoint of usb-stick>`)
« Last Edit: November 15, 2012, 02:42:04 pm by Vogtinator »

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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #252 on: November 15, 2012, 02:15:15 pm »
This may be a stupid question, but could binary distributions such as Fedora ARM be used with it?
I unfortunately only have a Clickpad and can't test anything.
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #253 on: November 15, 2012, 02:18:38 pm »
If it's compiled for the right arm chip I would assume so
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Re: Calling all Linux Kernel developers!
« Reply #254 on: November 15, 2012, 02:40:36 pm »
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This may be a stupid question, but could binary distributions such as Fedora ARM be used with it?
Nope, all supported devices have a Cortex A9, the nspire an armv5. openSUSE and debian work fine.

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waiting 10 sec before mounting root device..
Ramdisk: ext2  filesystem found at block 0
Ramdisk: Loading 2061Kib (1disk) into ram disk.. done
Don't use a initrd! It's not needed and you can't save anything!
Use an USB-Stick as root fs!
« Last Edit: November 15, 2012, 02:45:45 pm by Vogtinator »