[App_rpt-users] D2700MUD and Limey...

Randy Neals randy at neals.ca
Sun Oct 28 22:37:26 EDT 2012


Problem solved! onward we go.
Jim politely reminded me to use the correct limey image on the D2700MUD
Mobo. :)
(I was using he standard i686 image)

For the benefit of others that are using teh D2700MUD Mobo here is the link.
http://stats.allstarlink.org/limeylinux/downloads/cfimg-D2700MUD.tar.gz

Ok, I'm now booted and going through the first-time config.


Randy/W3RWN


On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 6:57 PM, Randy Neals <randy at neals.ca> wrote:

> Hi folks,
>
> I received my parts this week and started building a node.
> The parts I've acquired:
> Intel D2700MUD Motherboard:
> http://www.intel.com/cd/products/services/emea/eng/motherboards/desktop/D2700MUD/overview/487677.htm
> ARK CS-Ci02 mini-itx case:
> http://www.arktechinc.net/server-case/cs-ci02.html
> Crucial 2GB SODIMM DDR3PC3 memory
>
> The D2700 Motherboard has an embedded USB storage header on the
> motherboard.
> Rather than using a compact flash drive, I acquired some SanDisk 512MB
> Embedded USB Flash storage devices. (Found on eBay)
> Here's some documentation on that
> http://media.digikey.com/pdf/Data%20Sheets/M-Systems%20Inc%20PDFs/uSSD_5000_Manual_03.pdf
>
> I downloaded the Limey Linux image, and used Physdiskwrite on my windows
> pc to write the image to the USB Flash drive.
> Inserted the USB flash drive on the header, and gave it a rip.
>
> You'll find pictures of the case, mobo and flash drive here.
> http://www.neals.ca/w3rwn
>
> Ok, so it boots... loads kernel, makes a ram disk, and runs through a long
> list of boot up things.
> It mounts the root filesystem then seems to die.
>
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly on device 1:0
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 292k freed
> EXT2-fs warning: checktime reached, running e2fsck reccomended
>
> There is no command prompt, so not sure what I should be doing next?  Doh!
>
> I'm going to try a different boot image for linux, and check out the
> hardware independently.
>
> Thanks,
> Randy
> W3RWN (ex KI6TWT)
>
>
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