ubuntu 10.10 netbook

hi.
       i have a rev c4,i want to install ubuntu 10.10 netbook on it.
tried the ubuntu and beagle wiki but steps are very vague. please
someone who has experienced installing it on rev c4 mind to share the
steps. i want to install it without using network. and please specify
what should be the setup on the card and what will go where. more
like...from scratch to finish.
regards
Babar

hi.
i have a rev c4,i want to install ubuntu 10.10 netbook on it.
tried the ubuntu and beagle wiki but steps are very vague. please
someone who has experienced installing it on rev c4 mind to share the
steps. i want to install it without using network. and please specify
what should be the setup on the card and what will go where. more
like...from scratch to finish.

Okay, so just ignore my questions in the other thread. :wink:

the "ubuntu 10.10 netbook" install is one line:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/OMAPMaverickInstall

sudo sh -c 'zcat
./ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+<omap image>.img.gz

/dev/<device name>'

PLEASE, be more specific, of where you having problems..

Regards,

Well I have problem with the initial setup of card! How many partitions do I need? What format will they be? M I just suppose to put the mmc in the ubuntu pc and write this command? And what steps will I make to run it on beagleboard?

one more question:

sudo sh -c 'zcat
./ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+<omap image>.img.gz

/dev/<device name>'

./ stands for the full path right?
and what will be device file system type? when i type that command
with full adresses of both. i get some (? inside hexagonal shapes)
figures and some weird characters. and in the end my card is
comppletely empty.

one more question:

sudo sh -c 'zcat
./ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+<omap image>.img.gz

/dev/<device name>'

./ stands for the full path right?
and what will be device file system type? when i type that command
with full adresses of both. i get some (? inside hexagonal shapes)
figures and some weird characters. and in the end my card is
comppletely empty.

It sounds like your misunderstanding the directions.. Next time please
share the exact command you issued on the command line, so it's easier
for us to help...

So, Assuming you downloaded the omap3 image, you'd have this file:
ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+omap.img.gz

Inserting a mmc card into your computer and running "sudo fdisk -l"

voodoo@lvrm:~$ sudo fdisk -l | grep "Disk /dev/"
Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes
Disk /dev/sdb: 640.1 GB, 640135028736 bytes
Disk /dev/sde: 3959 MB, 3959422976 bytes <- My MMC card...

So working from the same directory i have the image..
voodoo@lvrm:~/ubuntu$ ls
ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+omap.img.gz

so from:
sudo sh -c 'zcat
./ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+<omap image>.img.gz

/dev/<device name>'

<omap image>= omap
<device name>= sde

I'd do:
sudo sh -c 'zcat
./ubuntu-netbook-10.10-preinstalled-netbook-armel+omap.img.gz

/dev/sde'

PS. this is all from: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/OMAPMaverickInstall
(i'm not stating anything different then what's in their text..)

They have this image setup to create a proper mmc card.. Your next
task is to place it in the beagle, if it still doesn't work, you need
to provide a full serial boot log, post it to pastebin.com and copy
the html link..

Regards,

thanks Nelson for the help. turns out my mmc card was malfunctioning last night. the same card without changing anything in it works in the same beagleboard 0_0. but does it always take this long to load? it took well over a minute to load.i am getting the output on dvi now. i need to get it on svideo for my dorm room. thanks anyways.