[Angstrom-devel] Install apps on SD or CF
new.tovarish at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 17:00:46 CET 2009
I already have a kexecboot kernel. I am presently trying out running a
system from a CF card. The problem with this approach is that suspend resume
doesnt work and the battery life reduces drastically. I guess the script you
are talking about is ipkg-link. I used to use it in pdaxrom. I guess i can
take a look at it. Would you know why is it discouraged.
On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 4:35 PM, frank A. Schneider <frank7d at gmx.net> wrote:
> tovarish wrote:
>> How can I install applications to my sd card or cf card. I tried the
>> followingAdded a line "dest sd /media/card" to /etc/opkg.conf.
>> Installed gnumeric using "opkg -d sd install gnumeric"
>> The problem is that gnumeric installs files in
>> /media/card/usr/share/gnumeric but expects to find them at
>> I made a soft link to solve this problem but i see that there are many
>> installed in /media/sd/usr/share and it is a pain to soft link all of
>> Is there an easier way to install apps to the external cards after all i
>> dont have much space free in the flash.
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> in the times of openzaurus.org, there was a script to do the creating of
> symlinks needed to make packages installed to another location run. Using
> this script has since been strongly discouraged.
> Why not install the kexecboot kernel into the flash (
> http://www.angstrom-distribution.org - search for 'You can get kexecboot
> for your machine from') and install a filesystem including a kernel on to a
> partition on the sd card (search for 'After a few weeks of hacking and
> testing I am proud to announce the online image builder')
> Frank (using an SL C1000 as described above)
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