Re: Newer kernel for silvermoon
This is sort of reviving a dead thread (but what's not these days ), but I've been following the work you all have done and it's amazing! I've recently picked my chumby up again with hopes of reviving it in, to me, a more usable form. I so far have compiled the kernel and gotten Archlinux running pretty well, except there's no physical screen activity (only ttyS0) (kind of a problem for usability) and there's no wifi. I understand there was stuff with the wifi driver, but I'm not sure I quite understand how it works nor do I "see" it in linux. I'm not sure where to even look for a new adaptor past ifconfig -a. I'd look into the schematics, but I can't seem to find them online (404). Are those still somewhere?
Additionally, I don't know how to modify u-boot. The only things I can find online for it are OE. Okay, but I can't actually build any of that stuff because it's too old. I did manage to find a half-baked version I had made with a u-boot.bin. This is all great, but really all I want to do is change the bootcmd environment variable, no? Also, ext2load/fs fails to correctly read an ext3 partiton that was not part of the original image (just says it's empty), so I'm just using the second chumby partition to hold the kernel, and then I direct it to a new, third partition with Arch. I'm not very versed in bootloaders and the documentation for this case is pretty sparse.
I guess I'm just here asking if anyone knows where to go from here and to say that Chumbies aren't dead yet. Sure I may not be using the chumby.com service, but I'd really like to get the hardware working.