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Debian on Webby... Debby!

webby

Following informations were taken from http://santi.smbit.it/tools/debian-webby-debby/

Instructions

0) Start from last Vodafone firmware;
1) Extract firmware.zip, debian-mini.img.gz and swapfile.gz on your MMC card (preferred class 10);
2) update your webby's firmware (inserting MMC card and holding down two external buttons on boot);
3) telnet on webby's ip address (shown on system info menu) on port 5116 using user and pass contained on README file.

4) Chroot into debian: run debian command (an alias for /root/scripts/start_debian.sh script).

That's all folks!

debby at work

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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