[App_rpt-users] D2700MUD and Limey...

Randy Neals randy at neals.ca
Sun Oct 28 22:39:42 EDT 2012


Hi Alan,

This is for a remote site which I'm not able to access easily.
Running Limey as the directions suggest it to be of higher
stability/reliability than ACID.

-Randy
W3RWN


On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 7:15 PM, Alan Adamson <adamson_alan at hotmail.com>wrote:

> Randy, why bother with Limey?  When you have the hardware that you have.**
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> I have the D2800MT board and mini-itx case, power supply , SODIMM memory
> etc.****
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> I just grabbed a cheap 60G SSD and loaded up Debian on it.  Then my
> Allstar server runs on the same box.  It's wicked fast, but there are
> some issues, the sound drivers have to be built from scratch, you have to
> get past getting allstar to run on Debian and you have to modify the
> sources to run on a 2.6.35 kernel.****
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> All of this was documented on various web sites that I found.****
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> While Limey might be good if you just want to burn an image and go, I
> suspect that running an allstar server on a 512M USB drive is a bit
> restrictive.****
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> I have no fans, no spinning drivers, the MB is a 12V motherboard and I run
> 3 URI's and 4 RTCM's all off the same box with no issues whatsoever.****
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> Just figured I'd offer an alternative view.****
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> Alan****
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> *From:* app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org [mailto:
> app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org] *On Behalf Of *Randy Neals
> *Sent:* Sunday, October 28, 2012 9:57 PM
> *To:* app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
> *Subject:* [App_rpt-users] D2700MUD and Limey...****
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> Hi folks,****
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> 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****
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> The D2700 Motherboard has an embedded USB storage header on the
> motherboard.****
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> Rather than using a compact flash drive, I acquired some SanDisk 512MB
> Embedded USB Flash storage devices. (Found on eBay)****
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> Here's some documentation on that
> http://media.digikey.com/pdf/Data%20Sheets/M-Systems%20Inc%20PDFs/uSSD_5000_Manual_03.pdf
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> I downloaded the Limey Linux image, and used Physdiskwrite on my windows
> pc to write the image to the USB Flash drive.****
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> Inserted the USB flash drive on the header, and gave it a rip.
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> You'll find pictures of the case, mobo and flash drive here.
> http://www.neals.ca/w3rwn
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> 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.****
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> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly on device 1:0****
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> Freeing unused kernel memory: 292k freed****
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> EXT2-fs warning: checktime reached, running e2fsck reccomended****
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> There is no command prompt, so not sure what I should be doing next?  Doh!
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> I'm going to try a different boot image for linux, and check out the
> hardware independently.****
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> Thanks,****
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> Randy****
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> W3RWN (ex KI6TWT)****
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