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16  Linux Stuff / General Linux questions / SqueezePlug -The Best And "Greenest" SqueezeBox-Server! on: March 22, 2010, 03:19:48 PM
*** SqueezePlug Version One is released ***

SqueezePlug stands for "SqueezeBox-Server on a SheevaPlug!"

SheevaPlug is a very small server, perfect for hosting your SqueezeBox-Server.

If you like, you can download fully preconfigured images for SheevaPlug Hardware or SqueezePlugVM for a virtual SqueezeBox-Server.

*** Visit my blog: http://squeezeplug.de ***

Main advantages:
- enough performace for your SqueezeBox-Server and all standard plugins
- extremely low power consumption, only 3-5 Watt so you can leave it "always on"
- it's cheap, the plug costs less than 100$
- plug and forget system
- very easy to install if you use one of my images and follow this Wiki
- very flexible due to multiple ways of connecting your music library
- very easy to use, maintain und update
- it's absolutely noiseless and has no movings parts
- it's very small
- all software used in this project is absolutely free
- the system is open, you can modify it as you like
- ... and a lot more

SqueezePlug *** Simple Systems Needs Simple Solutions ***

This project was formerly called "SqueezeBox-Server for dummies".
Please visit my blog: http://squeezeplug.de and you will find everything you need!
17  Hardware and U-Boot firmware / Hardware / USB-HDs supporting an automatic spindown on: March 18, 2010, 02:25:02 AM
I'm searching for a list of USB-HDs supporting an automatic spindown. Is there someone to help?

18  Linux Stuff / Linux distributions / Re: The alternative Debian install method. on: February 26, 2010, 01:25:10 PM
the readme file states:"At the end of the build process (which should only take about 10 minutes), you will be left with a rootfs.tar.gz that can be used to overwrite the one in the sheeva installer 1.0 download." I've ran the script an was left with a folder "Debian" and not with a "rootfs.tar.gz". Did I get something wrong?

Please help
Thx, Thomas
19  Linux Stuff / Linux distributions / Re: The alternative Debian install method. on: February 24, 2010, 03:21:02 PM
I've dowloaded the squeeze prebuild image and use this with the sheevaplug installer. So far everything works fine. After the process is finished, the plug boots an shows :
| |___|  _ \ / _ \ / _ \| __|
| |_| |___| |_) | (_) | (_) | |_
 \___/    |____/ \___/ \___/ \__|

U-Boot 1.1.4 (Nov  4 2009 - 12:58:36) Marvell version: 3.4.23

U-Boot code: 00600000 -> 0067FFF0  BSS: -> 006CFB00

Soc: 88F6281 A0 (DDR2)
CPU running @ 1200Mhz L2 running @ 400Mhz
SysClock = 400Mhz , TClock = 200Mhz

DRAM CAS Latency = 5 tRP = 5 tRAS = 18 tRCD=6
DRAM CS[0] base 0x00000000   size 256MB
DRAM CS[1] base 0x10000000   size 256MB
DRAM Total size 512MB  16bit width
Addresses 8M - 0M are saved for the U-Boot usage.
Mem malloc Initialization (8M - 7M): Done
Flash:  0 kB

CPU : Marvell Feroceon (Rev 1)

Streaming disabled
Write allocate disabled

USB 0: host mode
PEX 0: interface detected no Link.
Net:   egiga0 [PRIME]
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0
SDHC found. Card desciption is:
Manufacturer:       0x03, OEM "SD"
Product name:       "SD04G", revision 8.0
Serial number:      1886447911
Manufacturing date: 4/2009
CRC:                0x00, b0 = 0

** Invalid partition type "" (expect "U-Boot")
## Booting image at 00800000 ...
Bad Magic Number

Witch boot varibles do I need to boot from sd-card?

20  General Category / General Discussion / USB-Soundcard for the SheevaPlug on: February 10, 2010, 01:16:36 AM
I'm searching for an USB-Soundcard to plug at the Plug. The card should run with Debian Squeeze. I plan to run it with squeezeplay. Is there anyone who has tried this?

21  General Category / General Discussion / Preconfigured tiny Client to access the Plug on: February 10, 2010, 12:44:16 AM
I'm searching for a small system, preconfigured to access the Plug. I'm thinking about a VMWare or a usb-stick system as small as possible. The only thing this system has to do is to make a out of the box serial (USB) connection to the Plug to configure it at boot time!

Has anyone thought about a solution? Maybe DSL (Damn Small Linux)  would be a solution?! I've tried it but sont get it to work!

22  Hardware and U-Boot firmware / U-Boot stuff / Re: Boot Debian from SD Card - Kernel hangs up on: December 25, 2009, 02:22:29 AM
Hi Michael,
greetings from Bonn to Stuttgart. Because it's a english forum I'll answer in english! I'm very interessted in setting up my system like yours. I'm messing around for 3 days now and got no success. Could you please tell me wether you have an UBIFS-System (from NewIT) or a "normal" one. I've an UBIFS Multi-Boot and dont get it to work. I simly want to boot debian squeezy or lenny from sd-crad and leave the original system untouched.

Merry Christmas!
23  Hardware and U-Boot firmware / U-Boot stuff / Howto copy debian on an usb-stick to a sd-card and boot from that? on: December 24, 2009, 06:59:48 AM
i would like to copy an existing debian on an usb-stick to a sd-card and boot the plug from this sd-card. please note that i use a sheevaplug from NewIT which is modified for UBIFS an muliboot. I think the environment variables are slightly differnt form the original witch cost me a lot of probs.

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