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'''Om 2009''' is the third version of the Linux distribution developed by Openmoko.  
 
'''Om 2009''' is the third version of the Linux distribution developed by Openmoko.  
  
 
==Installation==
 
==Installation==
  
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Before you install Om 2009 it is recommended to check if the bootloader and the GSM firmware of your phone are up to date. Please read the [[manuals|manual]] for your phone for this purpose.
  
=== Preparation ===
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=== bind-home directory ===
==== GSM firmware ====
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If you don't have Moko11 as your GSM firmware yet, you should update it: See [[GSM/Flashing]]
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==== bind-home ====
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You can add a bind-home directory to the first partition (must be ext2 or ext3 ) of your SD card. On the Om 2009 boot it will be mounted as /home/root. This way you can reflash your phone without losing anything in your home directory ([[Paroli]] contacts and settings, maps, etc)
 
You can add a bind-home directory to the first partition (must be ext2 or ext3 ) of your SD card. On the Om 2009 boot it will be mounted as /home/root. This way you can reflash your phone without losing anything in your home directory ([[Paroli]] contacts and settings, maps, etc)
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  mkdir /home/root
 
  mkdir /home/root
  
==== Boot loader ====
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=== Installation on Flash ===
  
Also update to the latest versions of [[qi]] or [[Bootloader|uboot]] bootloaders
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You need the correct fso-paroli-image and uImage.bin files for your device. There are also rootfs tarballs for installing onto an SD card. [http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/testing/NeoFreerunner Freerunner] or [http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/testing/Neo1973 Neo1973].
The latest boot loader files are available at http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/testing/
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Please see the [[manuals|manual]] of your phone for instructions on how to flash it.
 
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=== Om 2009 Installation on Flash ===
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Installing Om 2009 is simple as flashing an image. Well, that's what you need to do..
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# Download! You need the correct fso-paroli-image and uImage.bin files for your device. There are also rootfs tarballs for installing onto an SD card. [http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/testing/NeoFreerunner Freerunner] or [http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/testing/Neo1973 Neo1973]
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# Flash! Detailed instructions for [[Flashing_the_Neo_Freerunner|Freerunner]] and [[Flashing_the_Neo_1973|Neo1973]].
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# Start! The image will boot into fullscreen Paroli and all of the features listed above will be available. To learn more about Paroli, see [[Paroli]]
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Boot AND REBOOT! The first time it boots there some problems might occur but they're gone after the second boot.
 
Boot AND REBOOT! The first time it boots there some problems might occur but they're gone after the second boot.
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=== Installation on uSD ===
 
=== Installation on uSD ===
 
Make sure you use ext2 or ext3 as your file system on uSD. Then check this here: [[Paroli-developer-setup#Upgrading_Paroli_on_a_uSD_card_installation_of_OM2009]] or [[Booting_from_SD#Prepare_the_SD_card]].
 
Make sure you use ext2 or ext3 as your file system on uSD. Then check this here: [[Paroli-developer-setup#Upgrading_Paroli_on_a_uSD_card_installation_of_OM2009]] or [[Booting_from_SD#Prepare_the_SD_card]].
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Om 2009 is the third version of the Linux distribution developed by Openmoko.

Contents

[edit] Installation

Before you install Om 2009 it is recommended to check if the bootloader and the GSM firmware of your phone are up to date. Please read the manual for your phone for this purpose.

[edit] bind-home directory

You can add a bind-home directory to the first partition (must be ext2 or ext3 ) of your SD card. On the Om 2009 boot it will be mounted as /home/root. This way you can reflash your phone without losing anything in your home directory (Paroli contacts and settings, maps, etc)

Make sure there isn't a bind-home directory first

ls /media/card/bind-home

If this exists you are already using bind-home, otherwise keep following the directions below and reboot after this

mv /home/root /media/card/bind-home
mkdir /home/root

[edit] Installation on Flash

You need the correct fso-paroli-image and uImage.bin files for your device. There are also rootfs tarballs for installing onto an SD card. Freerunner or Neo1973. Please see the manual of your phone for instructions on how to flash it.

Boot AND REBOOT! The first time it boots there some problems might occur but they're gone after the second boot.

[edit] Installation on uSD

Make sure you use ext2 or ext3 as your file system on uSD. Then check this here: Paroli-developer-setup#Upgrading_Paroli_on_a_uSD_card_installation_of_OM2009 or Booting_from_SD#Prepare_the_SD_card.

Personal tools

Om 2009 is the third version of the Linux distribution developed by Openmoko.

Installation

Preparation

GSM firmware

If you don't have Moko11 as your GSM firmware yet, you should update it: See GSM/Flashing

bind-home

You can add a bind-home directory to the first partition (must be ext2 or ext3 ) of your SD card. On the Om 2009 boot it will be mounted as /home/root. This way you can reflash your phone without losing anything in your home directory (Paroli contacts and settings, maps, etc)

Make sure there isn't a bind-home directory first

ls /media/card/bind-home

If this exists you are already using bind-home, otherwise keep following the directions below and reboot after this

mv /home/root /media/card/bind-home
mkdir /home/root

Boot loader

Also update to the latest versions of qi or uboot bootloaders The latest boot loader files are available at http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/testing/

Om 2009 Installation on Flash

Installing Om 2009 is simple as flashing an image. Well, that's what you need to do..

  1. Download! You need the correct fso-paroli-image and uImage.bin files for your device. There are also rootfs tarballs for installing onto an SD card. Freerunner or Neo1973
  2. Flash! Detailed instructions for Freerunner and Neo1973.
  3. Start! The image will boot into fullscreen Paroli and all of the features listed above will be available. To learn more about Paroli, see Paroli

Boot AND REBOOT! The first time it boots there some problems might occur but they're gone after the second boot.

Installation on uSD

Make sure you use ext2 or ext3 as your file system on uSD. Then check this here: Paroli-developer-setup#Upgrading_Paroli_on_a_uSD_card_installation_of_OM2009 or Booting_from_SD#Prepare_the_SD_card.