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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #45 on: May 10, 2010, 05:22:09 AM »
one thing that might be important - ati driver now requires a small piece of firmware for accelerated operation.
one for KMS (all cards) , second for Xorg (some cards).

in case of my x1300 card, i need /lib/firmware/radeon/R520_cp.bin or KMS might fail to start.

True, see firmware.tcz

@jur: Since that file does not exist in the base, it's a great candidate for an additional initrd, even if you use grub.
Place only it to a gzipped cpio archive, place the archive into tce dir. Profit :)

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find | cpio -o -H newc | gzip > ../modconf.gz
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #46 on: May 10, 2010, 05:49:06 AM »
2) My netbook only shows the power button and the sleep button after installing acpid and accompanying files. None of the other function keys are responding.

It might be worth looking at "dmesg | grep ACPI" to see which keys are recognised on boot?
Here are some dmesg results:
tc2.11:
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tc@box:~$ dmesg | grep input

input: Power Button (FF) as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXPWRBN:00/input/input0
input: Lid Switch as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/device:00/PNP0C0D:00/input/input1
input: Sleep Button (CM) as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/device:00/PNP0C0E:00/input/input2
input: Power Button (CM) as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/device:00/PNP0C0C:00/input/input3
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /devices/platform/i8042/serio0/input/input4
input: Asus EeePC extra buttons as /devices/virtual/input/input5
input: Microsoft Microsoft 3-Button Mouse with IntelliEye(TM) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.1/usb3/3-2/3-2:1.0/input/input6
generic-usb 0003:045E:0040.0001: input: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Microsoft Microsoft 3-Button Mouse with IntelliEye(TM)] on usb-0000:00:1d.1-2/input0
input: ImPS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse as /devices/platform/i8042/serio1/input/input7

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tc@box:~$ dmesg | grep eeepc

eeepc: Eee PC Hotkey Driver
eeepc: Hotkey init flags 0x41
eeepc: Get control methods supported: 0x101713

tc3.0a:
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tc@box:~$ dmesg | grep input

input: Lid Switch as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0C0D:00/input/input0
input: Sleep Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0C0E:00/input/input1
input: Power Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0C0C:00/input/input2
input: Power Button as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXPWRBN:00/input/input3
input: Macintosh mouse button emulation as /devices/virtual/input/input4
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /devices/platform/i8042/serio0/input/input5
input: ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad as /devices/platform/i8042/serio1/input/input6
input: Microsoft Microsoft 3-Button Mouse with IntelliEye(TM) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.1/usb3/3-2/3-2:1.0/input/input7
generic-usb 0003:045E:0040.0001: input: USB HID v1.10 Mouse [Microsoft Microsoft 3-Button Mouse with IntelliEye(TM)] on usb-0000:00:1d.1-2/input0
input: Video Bus as /devices/LNXSYSTM:00/LNXSYBUS:00/PNP0A08:00/LNXVIDEO:00/input/input8
The dmesg | grep eeepc returns empty in tc3.0a.

I am using Asus 1000HE eeepc.

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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #47 on: May 10, 2010, 08:21:15 AM »
Hi!

Forgot a suggestion (Sweden is playing hockey right now so I might be a little distracted). I changed the colour of the title bar to medium grey instead of light blue and I think it looks better but it's just an aesthetical thing.

Have fun and keep up the good work,
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P.S. Nice new logo!!! D.S.
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #48 on: May 10, 2010, 08:49:09 AM »
On a stock TC I installed following extensions with appbrowser:

mc.tcz
glib2-dev.tcz
libiconv-dev.tcz
compiletc.tcz

/tce is stored on Linux ext4 partition of USB stick.

All extensions including dependencies are loaded and it works as expected. However after reboot only

mc.tcz
glib2-dev.tcz
libiconv-dev.tcz

loaded with their deps, compiletc and its dependencies are not. Reinstalling TC, formatting drive, moving /tce from USB to HDD ext3 partition gives the same result.

Trying to load compiletc.tcz from local repo appbrowser just gets stucked but nothing happenes.
« Last Edit: May 10, 2010, 08:54:45 AM by bmarkus »
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #49 on: May 10, 2010, 09:02:33 AM »
when i update dep files  through appsaudit some entries inside some dep files related to kernel modules are named to *-2.6.29.1-tinycore.tcz

for example:
download alsa, then update dep database then see alsa.tcz.dep

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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #50 on: May 10, 2010, 09:20:25 AM »
I just grepped for 2.6.29.1 in all the dep files and did not find an instance.

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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #51 on: May 10, 2010, 09:23:50 AM »
On a stock TC I installed following extensions with appbrowser:

mc.tcz
glib2-dev.tcz
libiconv-dev.tcz
compiletc.tcz

/tce is stored on Linux ext4 partition of USB stick.

All extensions including dependencies are loaded and it works as expected. However after reboot only

mc.tcz
glib2-dev.tcz
libiconv-dev.tcz

loaded with their deps, compiletc and its dependencies are not. Reinstalling TC, formatting drive, moving /tce from USB to HDD ext3 partition gives the same result.

Trying to load compiletc.tcz from local repo appbrowser just gets stucked but nothing happenes.

Further info. Replacing compiletc.tcz with extension list from compiletc.tcz.dep in onboot.lst all extensions are loaded except gcc.tcz
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #52 on: May 10, 2010, 09:24:39 AM »
I just grepped for 2.6.29.1 in all the dep files and did not find an instance.

dep files in 3.x repo correct but appsaudit is updating dep files from 2.x repo probably

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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #53 on: May 10, 2010, 09:26:44 AM »
Looks like tce-update and tce-audit both still refer to the 2.x repo.
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #54 on: May 10, 2010, 10:35:31 AM »
On a stock TC I installed following extensions with appbrowser:

mc.tcz
glib2-dev.tcz
libiconv-dev.tcz
compiletc.tcz

/tce is stored on Linux ext4 partition of USB stick.

All extensions including dependencies are loaded and it works as expected. However after reboot only

mc.tcz
glib2-dev.tcz
libiconv-dev.tcz

loaded with their deps, compiletc and its dependencies are not. Reinstalling TC, formatting drive, moving /tce from USB to HDD ext3 partition gives the same result.

Trying to load compiletc.tcz from local repo appbrowser just gets stucked but nothing happenes.

That is because of infinite loop in ppl.tcz.dep. It contains self reference.
Easy fix to edit ppl.tcz.dep and remove ppl.tcz

I have updated it in the 3.x repo.
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #55 on: May 10, 2010, 10:36:35 AM »
Looks like tce-update and tce-audit both still refer to the 2.x repo.
Got it fixed for alpha2. Thanks!
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #56 on: May 10, 2010, 01:11:20 PM »
As I was curious about any other "2.x" occurrence in 3.0alpha1 I did a search across the entire initrd. In addition to the already reported scripts the 'appbrowser' executable showed up as well. So I had a quick look at the latest available source and found command = "busybox wget -cq ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/2.x/tcz/mirrors.lst"; (in line 258 of 'appbrowser.fl').

I now wonder if it would make sense to store this information (i.e. the "major" release) in a file like '/opt/tce_major' instead of hard coding it in scripts and sources.

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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #57 on: May 10, 2010, 02:17:46 PM »
Thanks but it has already been taken care in a generic way.
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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #58 on: May 11, 2010, 05:05:57 AM »
In result of my limited testing it appears all worked in terms of browsers and desktops with the exception that when using hackedbox wm the wbar and around was messed up after loading firefox or chromium.
This is nothing new or related to 3.0 though as the same behavior was detected in 2.11.

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Re: Tiny Core 3.0 Alpha Testing
« Reply #59 on: May 11, 2010, 05:34:00 AM »
It looks OK. I set up a development environment and started to compile/update my extensions on 3.0alpha1 No any issue found during compilation and use of the enw or old extensions.

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