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SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 2:19 pm

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I have released a snapshot of SliTaz PPC Linux for the AmigaOne X1000.

SliTaz GNU/Linux is a free operating system working completely in memory from removable media such as a cdrom or CF card or USB key. It is light and speedy. SliTaz is distributed in the form of a initrd.gz that you can easily burn to a cdrom or copy to a CF card or USB key and boot from. When the system is running you can eject the LiveCD or USB key and use your CD drive or USB socket for other tasks. SliTaz PPC is in development yet.

The snapshot includes:

  • BusyBox 1.21.1 and SliTaz base configuration to boot the system
  • bc-1.06 - Text mode calculator
  • zlib-1.2.8 - Compression libraries
  • pcre-8.33 - Perl-compatible regular expressions
  • e2fsprogs-1.42.8 - Filesystem management utilities
  • Dropbear-2013.60 - Lightweight SSH client and server
  • lighttpd-1.4.32 - HTTP Web server
  • SQLite 3.8.1 2013-10-17 - Small SQL database engine

Note: SliTaz PPC has still not a desktop. It's an experimental system for experienced users.

You can boot it with following commands:

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CFE> ramdisk -z -addr=0x24000000 -fatfs cf0:slitaz4.gz


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CFE> boot -elf -noints -fatfs cf0:vmlinux-3.10.15-ubuntu


Download: slitaz4.gz

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Have a lot of fun with SliTaz! :)

Screenshot of QEMU with SliTaz Linux (x86 Pentium 3) on the X1000:

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 10:29 pm

Hi,

If you like to configure network then use the following command:

udhcpc -i <network interface>

For example:
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udhcpc -i eth1


Anyway I have released a new snapshot of SliTaz PPC Linux for the AmigaOne X1000.

New:

- added cdrkit-1.1.11 - Tools for manipulating cdrom and ISO images

Download: slitaz5.gz

Rgds,
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 2:24 pm

Hello there,

Here is a new snapshot of SliTaz Linux.

New:

- added cpio-2.10 - Archiver
- added the user "amigaone" (password "amigaone")
- added automatical network configuration at boot time
- fixed bug in the English keymap

Download: slitaz6.gz

Have a nice day,

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:33 pm

And now another snapshot. :D

New:

  • added microperl-5.18.1 - A tiny Perl
  • added ncurses-5.9-20131110 - Terminal utilities and libraries
  • added clex-4.6.patch6 - File Manager
  • added Bash 4.2 - Unix shell
  • added nano-2.0.9 - Advanced Text Editor
  • added retawq-0.2.6c - Text mode Web browser

Download: slitaz7.gz

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sun Nov 17, 2013 2:53 pm

Hi,

A new snapshot.

New:

- fixed bug in Dropbear-2013.60 - Lightweight SSH client and server
- added htop-1.0.2 - System process viewer

Download: slitaz8.gz

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Mon Nov 25, 2013 5:57 pm

Hello,

A new snapshot again.

New:

- added dialog-1.2-20130928 - GUI shell scripts
- added Ninvaders-0.1.1 - Space Invaders clone
- added bastet-0.43 - Bastard Tetris clone
- added rhapsody-0.28b - IRC chat client
- added locales
- added expat-2.1.0 - XML parser library
- fixed bug in the automatic network configuration

Download: http://www.xenosoft.de/slitaz10.gz

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby mechanic » Fri Nov 29, 2013 7:26 pm

Christian,

I'm not having any luck getting the ramdisk to load.
Neither CFE nor Linux will recognize the file as a .gz
type of file.

I have tried slitaz 8 and 10.

??
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sat Nov 30, 2013 10:44 am

mechanic wrote:Christian,

I'm not having any luck getting the ramdisk to load.
Neither CFE nor Linux will recognize the file as a .gz
type of file.

I have tried slitaz 8 and 10.

??


Mmhh ... I've tested it today. It works very well. How do you start SliTaz?
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby mechanic » Sat Nov 30, 2013 4:55 pm

xeno74 wrote:
mechanic wrote:Christian,

I'm not having any luck getting the ramdisk to load.
Neither CFE nor Linux will recognize the file as a .gz type of file.


Mmhh ... I've tested it today. It works very well. How do you start SliTaz?




CFE> ramdisk -z -addr=0x24000000 -fatfs cf0:slitaz10.gz

Loader:raw Filesys:fat Dev:cf0 File:slitaz10.gz Options:(null)
Loading: . 0 bytes read
Failed.
Could not load cf0:slitaz10.gz: Error
*** command status = -1
CFE>
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sat Nov 30, 2013 7:17 pm

mechanic wrote:
CFE> ramdisk -z -addr=0x24000000 -fatfs cf0:slitaz10.gz

Loader:raw Filesys:fat Dev:cf0 File:slitaz10.gz Options:(null)
Loading: . 0 bytes read
Failed.
Could not load cf0:slitaz10.gz: Error
*** command status = -1
CFE>


OK. How have you formated the CF card? How have you downloaded SliTaz?

@All

A new snapshot is available:

New:

- fixed permission issue in the var directory
- added freetype-2.5.1 - System font libraries
- added fontconfig-2.11.0 - Manage system fonts
- added renderproto-0.11.1 (X11R7.7)
- added bigreqsproto-1.1.2 (X11R7.7)

Download: slitaz12.gz
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