Aurelien and the Arm port

Or: Everything was better in the past! I don’t know whether the change from Firefox to Iceweasel or the upgrade to v2.x caused this, but Firefox/Iceweasel doesn’t run anymore on my PowerPC: [ij@muaddib:]~$ firefox The application ‘Gecko’ lost its connection to the display :0.0; most likely the X server was shut down or you killed/destroyed… Continue reading Aurelien and the Arm port

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Iceweasel? I want my Firefox back!

Some time ago I blogged about madwifi and my Netgear WG311T. Well, it still sucks. I’ve setup a serial console to my PowerPC box now and have now some debugging output, when the madwifi driver horribly fails: wifi0: rx FIFO overrun; resetting wifi0: ath_reset: unable to reset hardware: ‘Hardware didn’t respond as expected’ (HAL status… Continue reading Iceweasel? I want my Firefox back!

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Linux, WLAN, Netgear and Madwifi – a neverending story

Maybe some of you have already noticed, that there’s a new section (flavour) on Buildd.Net called skolelinux, which maps to etch-skolelinux and has currently i386 and powerpc included. This was just a quick addition and maybe there’re are some things wrong. Please let me know about those when you find something.

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