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How to stop generation of Link Local IPv6 address?

I want to stop generation of link-local IPv6 address which is based on device's MAC address. I am using Linux OS. Disabling autoconf option just stops only generation of global IPv6 address based on ...
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are there any steps available to cross compile gdisk?

We need gdisk(from gptdisk) for am335x based custom board. We are using Linux OS on the board. We need to cross compile it. Is there any guide for the same ? I am not able to find any guide for the ...
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Assigning unique IP ranges for multiple USB Ethernet gadgets on a single host

I am currently developing an embedded device running Linux, that allows being connected to a Windows host using USB. To achieve this, I am successfully using the USB Ethernet gadget driver on this ...
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RT5572 can authenticate using WPA2, but can't get an IP address from DHCP

I have a system running open embedded Linux with the Ralink RT5572 wireless usb card. I have the driver installed along with wpa_supplicant and I need to be able to connect to a WPA2 secured network. ...
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Modifying IP camera firmware

I have a D-Link DCS-931L IP camera and it started to lose wifi connection regularly. To debug the problem I tried to log into it, but any remote access is prohibited (except web interface which is ...
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Embedded Linux board with NFS boot and SSH

We have a BeagleBone Black-based embedded Linux board. It has eMMC and I have setup for NFS boot also. When I am booting the board from eMMC, I am able to connect board through SSH but when I am ...
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Can not write to serial port on boot

I am writing a script that sends a configuration message over serial port. It is supposed to configure an external device and runs on boot. Main part of the script is the echo command that sends a ...
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Force a Linux kernel module to be compiled as a module instead of built-in

I have the sources of the kernel of an embedded Linux box (specifically a QNAP NAS) which is running a 64-bit v3.12.6 Linux kernel, together with the kernel config files. What I'm trying to do is ...
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IGEP COM MODULE board refuses to start with the latest firmware

I have an IGEP COM MODULE (0030) board which I just started to work with. First of all, I created MicroSD with the latest software image using IGEP development VM and the instruction from here: ...
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To package or not to package; an embedded Debian distributors dilemma

We are prototyping an embedded linux device running on an ARM processor, using Debian Linux. To build up our image, we use some scripts evolved from scripts originally created by Robert Nelson. These ...
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cpusets compiled in kernel but not visible when running

Device: radxa ( 4-core ARM ) the official kernel from radxa is used with the ubuntu 14.04 rootfs : https://github.com/radxa/linux-rockchip.git. As cpusets where not enabled in def_config, i enabled ...
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mounted filesystem without journal. Opts: (null) while mounting ext4 fs

I am using Beaglebone black with NFS, I have formatted internal eMMC with ext4 filesystem, when i mount the file system using following command message popups telling filesystem is mounted without ...
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How to compile the linux without any audio codecs?

I want "no audio" functionality in an embedded system. So, any idea about how to configure kernel without any audio? Thanks.
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Chipsee 7 inch LCD support in Linux kernel 3.14

Has anybody ported Chipsee 7 inch LCD on Linux kernel 3.14 or later ? Is there any patch available for the same ? If no patches any suggestion porting Chipsee LCD support from Linux kernel 3.8 to ...
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Capture output from quickly rotating log

I am dealing with a misbehaving third-party program, the vendor of which seems happy to help if I can provide them with the debug log. They told me how to turn debug logging on and off, however ...
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How to install usbnet driver on kernel 2.4.23-2.5-ts/

I searched in the directory "/usr/lib/modules/2.4.23-2.5-ts/kernel/drivers/net/usb/" for the usbnet but i didn't find it so how can i install the usbnet driver,i don't know where to start or how to ...
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Can I use a squashfs file sitting on a hard disk as my rootfs?

I need to do remote updates on an embedded Linux box that has its rootfs on /dev/sda1. My first thought was to add an update partition and switch to it on update, but for reasons specific to our ...
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Package manager for target file system

I'm developing for an embedded linux application and I need to install some libraries that have a pretty lengthy list of dependencies. Is there a package manager out there that I can point to the ...
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Linux 2.6.39.4 how to find available loadable kernel modules

I'm customizing the 2.6.39.4 linux kernel on an arm platform and trying to test out a "Hello World" driver I created. I selected "M" (loadable) in the kernel make menuconfig and verified that it ...
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Cannot access device over network interface. Now what?

I made a really dumb mistake today. I bought a network camera a few days ago from some reseller on ebay, and it's running embedded Linux. I'm not sure what I did, but I edited /etc/network/intefaces, ...
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Handling bad block in NAND flash memory

Is there any way/tool/utility to correct the badblock on the NAND device ? We are having custom board based on beaglebone but instead of mmc we have NAND flash. MTD partitions on the NAND are as ...
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5 Feb 16:53:26 ntpdate[414]: no server suitable for synchronization found

I want to setup ntp in beaglebone based custom board. /etc/ntp.conf file content is as mentioned below driftfile /var/run/ntp.drift server pool.ntp.org server 1.in.pool.ntp.org server ...
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ALSA “dmix plugin supports only playback stream” error when using dmix on beagleboard

On a Beagleboard, I need it to play sound from several processes. The default /etc/asound.conf is empty, so I put this dmix example in. Now sund mixes fine, but when I'm trying to run a process that ...
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SSH from Ubuntu to embedded linux

I'm a beginner un networking. I'm trying to connect an embedded linux to my Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS by Ethernet. I have configured the embedded system to work with a static IP adress (192.168.9.119). ...
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My own linux corded keyboard driver and interface to my embedded application

I want to develop my own keyboard driver to my own keypad. I have to use GPIO to identify Key Events and use I2c to get scan code. I am going to develop the driver like this. #include ...
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What does these udev rules mean?

The following is taken from an embedded system which does not have hard drive in it. KERNEL=="sd?", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", DRIVERS=="usb-storage", NAME="sda" KERNEL=="sd?2", SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ...
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How to disable logging to serial terminal - embedded linux

I have an embedded device running embedded linux and I connect to it using a serial port. I am capturing the logs I need using cat proc/kmsg into a file in a background process. I would like to not ...
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How to persist my console setfont choice?

I have a BeagleBone Black, with a 4.3" LCD Cape. It's running the up-to-date angstrom distribution. I'm running with Gnome/X disabled, so I just have a simple text console on my display at the moment. ...
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Embedded Linux Distribution for thin client

I have a WYSE j400 thin client and I want to experiment with different functions for it. It currently has a 1ghz VIA CPU, 1gig of SDRAM and a 512mb flash IDE. Is there a recommended embedded Linux ...
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Scalable and simple VPN solution for embedded devices

I'm looking for some sort of VPN solution with the following requirements: Server should be available for a Window Server 2008+ Client should be available for Debian Linux Light-weight and scalable, ...
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Can unexpected power loss harm a Linux install?

I am developing an application on a Linux embedded board (runs Debian) e.g. Raspberry Pi, Beagle Board/Bone, or olimex. The boards works on an environment that the electricity is cut unexpectedly (it ...
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Does presence of Link local address mean the system support IPv6?

I am trying to implement dual stack for IPv6 support in a IPv4 system. I have configured a DHCP server which gives IPv4 and IPv6 address to the device. My PC and the VM running on it gets both, IPv6 ...
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TEW-671BR router software customization fails

I want to customize my TEW-671BR router to meet my needs. I've cross-compiled and installed telnet, tftp client and daemon and it works, but one thing that I want the most doesn't. I want that router ...
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ssh & ping to target works from desktop but not from laptop?

Now where is the problem if ssh & ping to target works from desktop but not from laptop ? I have been able to ssh to my target from my DESKTOP using following command :--- Target IP is fixed in ...
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How do I boot [embedded] linux from sd card?

I am hacking together a quick embedded linux system on a DM816x evm board. Previously I have been using TFTP and NFS to load my kernel and root filesystem to the board. I am now trying to switch over ...
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Development environment for embedded system [closed]

I need to develop software in C/C++ for an embedded system. I have Debian 6 running off of a USB hard drive. I would like to be able to generate a stripped-down kernel with modules, and install them ...
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linux usb virtual printer as a usb printer on windows

i want to create a "linux box" with 2 usb. first usb is attacched to windows pc the second to printer on linux. Now the first usb (windows-to-linux usb device), must be seen by windows as a printer ...
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Linux TFTP server external access through router

I am using Ubuntu as the host machine for my embedded Linux board with the tftp-hpa service. I can boot just fine using the u-boot bootloader while passing the local ( 192.168.1.10 ) ip address of the ...
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Not able to mount HFS partition in Linux (SD Card)

I am trying to mount an HFS Plus partition in my Linux embedded target(2.6.35) and I ended up with the following error: "mount -t hfsplus /dev/mmcblk0p9 /mnt" mount: mounting /dev/mmcblk0p9 on /mnt ...
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Boot Read Only Debian With Some Exceptions

I have an embedded system booting Debian off from a CF card. To minimize the potential for unrecoverable corruption when non-graceful shutdowns occur, I can boot the filesystem readonly by configuring ...
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Which Linux distribution for vehicle LCD instrument panel

I will be designing an instrument panel for a vehicle to display the common gauges that you would find in a car - (speedometer, rpm, fuel level, oil pressure, etc.). We have selected a 7" LCD and are ...
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Sharing storage partition from linux device over usb

I have an ARM device running linux using a micro sd card as it's storage. The sd card is split into 3 partitions, the boot partition, the linux partition and a 3rd partition for storage. The third ...
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changing the boot logo on embedded linux (angstrom)

i have am3517 based embedded board and i have installed my own kernel and filesystem compiled with angstrom toolchain. Now i want to change the bootscreen logo? Is there anyway to do that? Thanks ...
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Automatically load kernel module at boot. (Angstrom)

i know how to load your module automatically in ubuntu. you put your module in /etc/modules But, i compile a kernel and filesystem for an embedded system which i am working on it. but there is no ...
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Capture the putty log to a file

I start putty from a linux terminal.When it starts/invoked i set the serial line and the speed option. I want to capture what ever that is shown on the putty to a file after doing the above.How to do ...
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What does kill -3 mean?

I know kill -9 mean, but anyone can explain what does kill -3 mean? Any special signal it sends out?
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Unmounting Detachable devices (eSATA,USB storage) in Linux

A detachable device like eSATA, USB drive can be abruptly removed (by simply pulling the plug). If there are open file handles on a partition, then this partitions won't unmount, i.e. the Linux ...
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Is it possible to install Linux on HP Touchpad?

Is it possible to install Linux on the HP Touchpad which has WebOS on it? Secondly, what would I need to do specifically to get it on there?
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Telnet or SSH to Embedded Linux based NAS?

Do you happen to know whether it is possible to telnet or SSH to LG N1A1DD1 NAS? It seems to have lots of features that I don't need (including FTP) but I couldn't find any mention of the ability to ...
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Bootable Linux on CF Card

I have a Advantech PPC-105T (http://www.emacinc.com/panel_pc/ppc105t.htm) that has a 64MB compact flash card with Windows NT 4.0 on it. It is a 300MHz AMD Geode GX1 with 64MB of ram. I want to put a ...