MIni(-based) KErnel Preview One (aka MIKE p1))

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  1. Jacobeian
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    http://www.gc-linux.org/wiki/MINI:KernelPreviewOne


    Still a preview with some restrictions but definitively an interesting project
     
  2. Blue-K

    Blue-K No right of appeal.

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    Great, realy awesome [​IMG], especially the USB2.0 Part, and that you can use it with Whiite-based Distros...but I'll wait for a nice other GUI than WhiiteLinux...I'm not that happy with it [​IMG].

    But I can't wait for a nice, optimized Linux for Wii. Big Step forward, again [​IMG]!!!
     
  3. drmarvin

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    The question is, has anyone had any luck getting this thing going? I worked on it for about an hour, followed the instructions to a tee, and all I get is crashing when directly booted, and return to bootmii menu when run from the menu. I really want to be able to play with this. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    Thanks
     
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  5. Jacobeian
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    Also note it does not work with the current MINI provided with BootMi v2, you need to compile MINI (armboot.bin) from its sourcecode in git repository (I still didn't succeed in doing that though [​IMG] )
     
  6. drmarvin

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    I used the armboot.bin that they provided there (it's supposed to work, but didn't for me). The only thing I haven't tried is the hex editing of the boot options. I just want to play with it so homefully they can make it more generic, especially since the Wii has standardized hardware.
     
  7. kavid

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    good ,very nice.
     
  8. drmarvin

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    Has anyone tried using the compiled armboot.bin instead of the one for download on the site? Does that work better? All I get is a boot error when set to autoboot, and nothing when launched from the menu. Hopefully this gets some real progress. Could also mean that porting XBMC to the Wii may make great strides soon too.

    Thanks for all the work.
     
  9. WiiThoko

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    Sorry for the noobish question, but could this possibly have wireless internet support, not just wired (LAN) someday?
     
  10. drmarvin

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    I assume they will try to get all possible hardward functioning. That's pretty much the point. Then they can start to have Linux Embedded apps. Hopefully some new stuff soon.