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Lazyux - building a 64-bit static Puppy
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PostPosted: Sat 26 Apr 2014, 07:56    Post_subject:  

If depmod takes half a minute, it must be a very old computer. Lazyux requires a KMS-supported GPU, which means a not-too-old Intel GPU, a recent Radeon or a nVidia GPU supported by Nouveau.

And it cannot be a secure banking Puppy, because it isn't Puppy and because it doesn't support SSL/TLS at the moment.

EDIT: uploaded a new snapshot.

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PostPosted: Wed 28 May 2014, 06:32    Post_subject:  

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PostPosted: Wed 28 May 2014, 11:00    Post_subject:  

I was curious to try it out (at work), so fired up the iso on vitrualbox and wmware...

In both cases it boots ok, but when starting X it exits with a 'dev/fb0 not found' error. May it be because of tinyXserver?
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PostPosted: Wed 28 May 2014, 13:03    Post_subject:  

Your GPU is unsupported. Which model is it?
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PostPosted: Wed 28 May 2014, 13:19    Post_subject:  

Well, it's an AMD4300 (or something like that), but I assumed that the gpu was emulated by Vbox or VMWare. Maybe those are unsupported.

I will try at home on a intel GPU and see.

Thanks anyway
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PostPosted: Wed 28 May 2014, 14:46    Post_subject: Looks interesting
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I have got to try this!
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PostPosted: Thu 29 May 2014, 04:53    Post_subject:  

On my Intel GPU lappy (a Toshiba portege r600) I can't get it to boot. It fails to find the home partition, both on real hardware and on virtualbox.

Could it be because linux-libre does not include closed source firmwares?? Those HW producers should really take the open source philosophy more seriously!

I will keep my eyes on...
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PostPosted: Thu 29 May 2014, 17:40    Post_subject:  

I've got four computers with Intel GPUs (the oldest being the Media Accelerator 3150 on an Eee PC) and it works fine with the i915 driver. I see your laptop comes with an ancient GS45 and I'm not sure whether the i915 driver supports it.

Generally, if KMS works on a major distro (e.g you get the native resolution before X starts) it should work. Also, /var/log/Xorg.0.log should say you're using i915_dri.

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