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authorBdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>2014-03-16 10:32:00 -0600
committerBdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com>2014-03-16 10:32:00 -0600
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tweaks to README to clear Bdale's current to-do list
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@@ -246,11 +246,12 @@ password is "frdm".
If booting from the USB stick fails because u-boot in the Dreamplug doesn't
recognize the FAT partition on your stick, it may be because the partition
-type code isn't one of the FAT variants that u-boot recognizes. If this
-happens, plug the USB stick into a Linux machine and use your favorite
-partition editor (fdisk works) to change the type of partition 1 to something
-like '6' which is simple FAT16, then write the change. This won't change
-the *contents* of the partition, but it will allow u-boot to recognize it.
+type code isn't one of the FAT variants that u-boot recognizes. It's not
+clear what the root cause is yet, but if this happens, plug the USB stick
+into a Linux machine and use your favorite partition editor (fdisk works)
+to change the type of partition 1 to something like '6' which is simple
+FAT16, then write the change. This won't change the *contents* of the
+partition, but it may allow u-boot to recognize it.
- - - - -
@@ -263,6 +264,9 @@ Note that if you don't have a reasonable system date and time set in the
DreamPlug before running this command, you may see a long stream of warnings
from tar about timestamps being in the future. It is safe to ignore these.
+After copy2dream completes, you may need to update /etc/fstab by hand since
+copy2dream does not yet understand UUIDs in that file.
+
On reboot, you may want to interrupt the boot and type the following to ensure
you boot from the internal microSD by default. This bootcmd line elides the
time-consuming attempts to boot from gigE, which makes boot go much faster. If