Debian on Webby… Debby!

Debian on Webby… Debby!

Instructions
Webby

  1. Start from last Vodafone firmware;
  2. extract firmware.zip, debian-mini.img.gz and swapfile.gz on your MMC card (preferred class 10);
  3. update your webby’s firmware (inserting MMC card and holding down two external buttons on boot);
  4. telnet on webby’s ip address (shown on system info menu) on port 5116 using user and pass contained on README file;
  5. chroot into debian: run debian command (an alias for /root/scripts/start_debian.sh script).

That’s all folks!

Screenshot debian on webby
Info

– Many configuration files in read/write partition (e.g. you can modify user/passord file, telnet port, and so on…)
– Working eth0; info showed in system section – Created /mnt/debian mount point to mount debian file image
– Active httpd server (busybox) on port 80
– Default locale environment: it_IT.UTF-8
– Other… discover it!

Debian command

debian -> /root/scripts/start_debian.sh
Usage: start_debian.sh [DEVICE] [IMAGE]
eg.: start_debian.sh usb debian-mini.img
DEVICE: mmc or usb -h or –help for this help

Swap file (default 128MB)
SWAPDIM=’128′ SWAPFILE=’/mnt/usb/swapfile’ dd if=/dev/zero of=”${SWAPFILE}” count=”${SWAPDIM}” bs=1M
To regenerate host key after chroot
ssh-keygen -b 1024 -t dsa -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key -N ‘ ‘
ssh-keygen -b 1024 -t rsa -f /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key -N ‘ ‘

Useful links
http://code.google.com/p/yaffs2utils/

Related links
http://www.avantis.co.kr/02_05_en.htm
http://www.mikrocontroller.net/articles/Webby
http://www.mikrocontroller.net/topic/184196
http://momworx.de/vodafone-webby
http://dsl.vodafone.de/hilfe/index.php?sid=&aktion=anzeigen&rubrik=00401…
http://www.hacklabproject.org/drupal/content/installare-debian-mips-sul-…
http://hubster.sfr.fr/

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