Here she comes, big as life

What seems like eons ago, I ordered one of those SheevaPlug Development Kits. After about six weeks, they got around to shipping it, and then, yesterday, after I assume a tortoise had piloted it across the country on broken tricycle, it was finally delivered to me.

I booted it up, observed that there was some kind of Ubuntu thing on it, and set myself to correct that problem. Within an hour I had managed to lock myself out.

Here is something I should have read beforehand.

Thanks to Martin Michlmayr, it is now running Debian and allowing me to log in.

Here are some steps to follow if you would like to boot Debian off of a USB stick plugged into your Sheevaplug:

That should be all there is to it.

Next I'm wondering if SDIO wireless cards work.

Posted on 2009-04-29
Tags: quanks, sheevaplug, debian, tbm, marvell, armel, kirkwood