SliTaz PPC Linux

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby mechanic » Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:55 pm

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


The card is win95 32 format. I have the Linux kernels on there also.

I just use a web browser to download to my Download folder and I think
this is where the problem might be. What do you suggest.

If I try to unzip with Linux I get;
Not in GZIP format.
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sun Dec 01, 2013 7:04 am

mechanic wrote:
How have you formated the CF card? How have you downloaded SliTaz?


The card is win95 32 format. I have the Linux kernels on there also.

I just use a web browser to download to my Download folder and I think
this is where the problem might be. What do you suggest.

If I try to unzip with Linux I get;
Not in GZIP format.


I suggest to download SliTaz with a right click on the link and then with the menu point "Save target as" or something like this.
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby mechanic » Sun Dec 01, 2013 6:03 pm

xeno74 wrote:I suggest to download SliTaz with a right click on the link and then with the menu point "Save target as" or something like this.


OK, that worked.

Installed and running. I'm loading the ramdisk off my PATA drive (ide1.0) and booting from CF0.:-)
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sun Dec 01, 2013 10:48 pm

mechanic wrote:
xeno74 wrote:I suggest to download SliTaz with a right click on the link and then with the menu point "Save target as" or something like this.


OK, that worked.

Installed and running. I'm loading the ramdisk off my PATA drive (ide1.0) and booting from CF0.:-)


Fine :)
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:22 pm

How can we create an img gz file?

For example:
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find . -print | cpio -o -H newc | gzip -9 > ../rootfs.gz
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Sat Dec 07, 2013 5:28 pm

For SliTaz it's very important to optimize and reduce the binaries and libraries. With the command strip can you optimize and reduce the binaries and libraries.

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strip -v *
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:30 pm

The PKG_CONFIG_PATH is also important to compile binaries and libraries for SliTaz.

For example:

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export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/home/christian/distro/rootfs/usr/lib/pkgconfig


There are a lot of pkg configs in the pkgconfig directory.

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bigreqsproto.pc
ice.pc
inputproto.pc
kbproto.pc
renderproto.pc
sm.pc
xcmiscproto.pc
xextproto.pc
xproto.pc


The files include the paths to the header files etc.

For example ice.pc

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prefix=/home/christian/distro/rootfs/usr/
#prefix=/usr
exec_prefix=${prefix}
libdir=${exec_prefix}/lib
includedir=${prefix}/include

Name: ICE
Description: X Inter Client Exchange Library
Version: 1.0.8
Requires: xproto
Cflags: -I${includedir}
Libs: -L${libdir} -lICE
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:25 pm

Hi,

There are a new snapshot of SliTaz.

New:

- added inputproto-2.2 (X11R7.7)
- added kbproto-1.0.6 (X11R7.7)
- added xcmiscproto-1.2.2 (X11R7.7)
- added xextproto-7.2.1 (X11R7.7)
- added xproto-7.0.23 (X11R7.7)
- added libICE-1.0.8 (X11R7.7)
- added libSM-1.2.1 (X11R7.7)
- added libX11-1.5.0 (X11R7.7)

Download: slitaz14.gz

Note: It's better to download SliTaz with a right click on the link and then menu point "Save Link As" or something like this.

Have a lot of fun with SliTaz! :-)

Rgds,

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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Mon Dec 16, 2013 5:31 pm

######### Snapshot 15 #########

New:

- added libXau-1.0.7 (X11R7.7)
- added libXt-1.1.3 (X11R7.7)
- added libXmu-1.1.1 (X11R7.7)
- added libXpm-3.5.10 (X11R7.7)
- added libXext-1.3.1 (X11R7.7)
- added libXaw-1.0.11 (X11R7.7)
- added libXdmcp-1.1.1 (X11R7.7)
- added Midnight Commander-4.8.11 - visual file manager

Download: slitaz15.gz

If you want to test SliTaz without booting the image gz file, then use chroot. ;-)

Commands:

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cd rootfs
chroot . /bin/ash


Midnight Commander on SliTaz:

Midnight_Commander_SliTaz_PPC.jpg
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Re: SliTaz PPC Linux

Postby xeno74 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 6:22 pm

Hi All,

Here is a new snapshot. :-)

New:

- added libXft-2.3.1 (X11R7.7)
- added libXrender-0.9.7 (X11R7.7)
- added libXfixes-5.0 (X11R7.7)
- added libXcursor-1.1.13 (X11R7.7)
- added xtrans-1.2.7 (X11R7.7)
- added libfontenc-1.1.1 (X11R7.7)
- added xbitmaps-1.1.1 (X11R7.7)
- added xsetroot-1.1.0 (X11R7.7)
- added links-2.8 - Web browser

Download: slitaz16.gz

SliTaz development: If the linker can't find any libs, then you have to add these libs to the *_LIBS variable in the Makefile.

Merry Christmas!

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