ArmedSlack 13.37


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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 7:43 am
The rootfs is about ~ 1.2 GB.

- It boots incredibly quick (thanks to the latest firmware)
- Rock solid
- Default window manager is Xfce4 but Fluxbox is also included
- Xfce has a greater load time than Lxde but once started it`s as fast as Lxde.. maybe faster
- Mozilla Firefox 3.6.28 is the default browser. It needs a few seconds to load but once started it loads and renders pages faster than Midori.
- SSH is enabled by default
- It uses the 192 MB start.elf
- User "root" password "raspberry"
- Based on ArmedSlack 13.37 + latest patches
- slackpkg tool included

http://ns1.spit-ct.ro/raspberrypi/

I`ll need some mirrors, please help out :)
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by trn » Sat May 19, 2012 8:53 am
mysql server work?
play divx movie work?
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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 9:10 am
MySql works, I didn`t tested multimedia capabilities.

I`ll test that. Slackware has xine, xmms and audacious packages for multimedia playback.

To install them use slackpkg install xine* xmms audacious*

Remember to load the audio module first.

P.S. I forgot Mplayer
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by nick.mccloud » Sat May 19, 2012 9:20 am
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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 9:25 am
Seeding
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by John_McC » Sat May 19, 2012 10:24 am
Firstly thanks for the hard work and please excuse my lack of knowledge :oops: but when I run up your image on the pi it say its unable to connect to the site to update try again or continue ? if I continue it all loads ok but if I open the browser it seems unable to connect to any internet sites (can not connect to server) I know the connection is working as is the pi as other images are working. what am I doing wrong please help.
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by geep999 » Sat May 19, 2012 10:37 am
Please post the .md5 - my download is:
f1b521ebc736b17933fdf19b5acb8ad9 ArmedSlack-13.37-18.05.2012.zip

Cheers,
Peter
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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 12:01 pm
geep999 wrote:Please post the .md5 - my download is:
f1b521ebc736b17933fdf19b5acb8ad9 ArmedSlack-13.37-18.05.2012.zip

Cheers,
Peter


When you uncompress the archive you have the sha1sum of the .img. md5 is almost deprecated.
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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 12:05 pm
John_McC wrote:Firstly thanks for the hard work and please excuse my lack of knowledge :oops: but when I run up your image on the pi it say its unable to connect to the site to update try again or continue ? if I continue it all loads ok but if I open the browser it seems unable to connect to any internet sites (can not connect to server) I know the connection is working as is the pi as other images are working. what am I doing wrong please help.
Cheers John


See if the Pi got its lease from the dhcp server.

What is the output of /sbin/ifconfig ?

If you refer to the message that appears when you startx is because it can`t resolve "slackware" hotname. Eighter change your hostname so that the dns server can resolve it or define in /etc/hosts slackware to your ip.
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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 1:47 pm
I`d like to mention that the ArmedSlack`s firmware version is 32e0f0ed3f, added 2 days ago.

This firmware is supposed to fix more mmc0 timeouts from different cards.

More info http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6093

This firmware made my Sandisk Mobile Ultra microSDHC 8 GB class 6 usable with Pi.
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by sorinm » Sat May 19, 2012 3:43 pm
To get rid of this annoyng message init: Id "s0" respawning too fast: disabled for 5 minutes comment the following line in /etc/inittab: s0:12345:respawn:/sbin/agetty 115200 ttyS0 vt100
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 8:38 am
ifconfig return only lo
what with eth0? how can i get ip?

how to start fluxbox?
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 9:16 am
Please check logs and see why dhcp doesn`t work for you.

I don`t have any problem using dhcp. Use "netconfig" to run the network configuration script again.


To change your window manager to fluxbox for the whole system delete /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc and symlink whatever xinitrc.* you have there to xinitrc

example: ln -s /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.fluxbox /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc

OR

The simple way ! :)

slackpkg install x11-skel
pkgtool => setup => xwmconfig

Remember, run pkgtool to configure your system after the first boot.
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 1:59 pm
i dont have eth0, only lo

must install samo module to get eth0?
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 2:07 pm
Run netconfig
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 2:24 pm
i run
set hostname ...

1.set static, gw..
ifconfig return only lo

2.set dhcp
ifconfig return lo only too
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 2:28 pm
if you bring eth0 manually up what it says ?

/sbin/ifconfig eth0 inet {your ip} netmask {your netmask}
/sbin/route add default gw {your gw}
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 2:34 pm
eth0 device not found

eth1 is ok! (i found on boot, udev eth0 to eth1?!?!)
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 2:34 pm
how add to some skript, to always have eth1 static adr?
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 2:40 pm
Ok ,

I forgot to delete my mac address from udev rules

Delete from /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules everything and after you reboot you should have eth0 up.

Thanks for reporting this, I totally forgot to clean this rule before packaging the image.

We`ll call the present slackware image a release candidate.

Please report any bugs.
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 2:45 pm
how to load sound module?
any module to play divx(video module)?
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 2:50 pm
I don`t recommend loading the sound module. It`s very very very buggy. I played an mp3 file and it hurt my ears. :)

to load the sound module : /sbin/modprobe snd-bcm2835

also you need alsa: slackpkg install alsa*
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by trn » Sun May 20, 2012 3:13 pm
xine is crashing

who and when repair sound driver?some guys on raspberry team, or distro team?
same question for GPU driver in X
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 3:22 pm
dom is responsable for the kernel.

I used audacious to play audio files ... or at least try.

slackping install audacious*
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by sorinm » Sun May 20, 2012 8:34 pm
There will be another version the following days to correct some minor problems. Also I want to include Midori in the next release. I already started to build some dependencies for it. Now I remember the good old days when I was recompiling the kernel in screen overnight on Pentium MMX 166 MHz :).
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