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I saw a post on the SheevaPlug at Slashdot and then in Popular Mechanics. It seemed like an interesting device it runs @ 2.5w, no fans, solid state a...
You will need: SheevaPlug Dev Kit (I bought mine from Global Scale) SD CardSD Card ReaderA linux box to install the OS on the SD card.
Add the SD Card to your linux box you are building this on and run: dmesg | tail The output here shows me that it has been mounted as /dev/sdc.
We will partition the SD card now.fdisk /dev/sdcDelete any existing partitions. d1
Create the new partition. caccept defaultsMake it bootableaVerify it pWrite the new parition tablew
Create the filesystem. mkfs.ext2 /dev/sdc1
Download the Kernel and Distrowget http://ftp.linux.org.uk/pub/linux/arm/fedora/platforms/sheevaplug/uImage-2.6.30-sheevaplugwget http://ftp.linux.org...
Create a mount point mkdir /media/flash Mount the SD Card mount /dev/sdc1 /media/flash Uncompress the filesystem tar -jxf rootfs-f12.tar.bz2 Copy t...
The fstab needs to be edited to point to the SD card. The Sheevaplug see's the SD card as /dev/mmcblk0pX vi /etc/fstab change /root to /dev/mmcblk0p1 ...
I have no idea what roots password is set to. So we'll remove it. vi /media/flash/etc/shadowChange the remove the password:root:65946945gkfhkfjghkfghf...
Edit the network configuration for your network vi /media/flash/etc/sysconfig/network NETWORKING=yes HOSTNAME=YourHostnameHere vi /media/flash/etc/s...
The SheevaPlug ships with a firmware that can boot off of SD cards. So you need to update it over TFTP Install a tftp server yum install tftp-server ...
Hook up the usb cable to the mini usb connector on the SheevaPlug to a usb port on your linux box. screen /dev/ttyUSBX 115200 Update the firmware M...
You need to change the root password. IP Tables is not loading right on my f12 install. So edit /etc/hosts.allow and hosts.deny until someone can fig...
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