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significantly easier to get the image onto your DreamPlug: you don't significantly easier to get the image onto your [[FreedomBox/DreamPlug|DreamPlug]]. You don't
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 1. Accept the fact that you are about to void the DreamPlug's 30 day warranty.
 2. Open the DreamPlug to access the microSD card ([[http://www.newit.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1991.0|photos]])
 1. Accept the fact that you are about to void the [[FreedomBox/DreamPlug|DreamPlug]]'s 30 day warranty.
 2. Open the [[FreedomBox/DreamPlug|DreamPlug]] to access the microSD card ([[http://www.newit.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=1991.0|photos]])
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 7. Pop the card back into your DreamPlug.  7. Pop the card back into your [[FreedomBox/DreamPlug|DreamPlug]].

The latest revisions of the FreedomBox unstable images makes it significantly easier to get the image onto your DreamPlug. You don't technically need a JTAG any more, if you don't mind opening it up. The latest image is built to boot the system when DDed to a 2GB (or larger) microSD card.

instructions

  1. Accept the fact that you are about to void the DreamPlug's 30 day warranty.

  2. Open the DreamPlug to access the microSD card (photos)

  3. Pop out the card and plug it into your computer/microSD adapter.
  4. Fiddle with /etc/fstab as necessary.
  5. make test-card

  6. Wait around an hour, depending on your card's write speed.
  7. Pop the card back into your DreamPlug.

  8. Bask in the glory of your sheer awesomeness.

You can also Boot from an external SD card.


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