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  1.    #1  
    This worked for me (rooting using the USB cable and Putty method), and hopefully you too. It lists on the wiki that the first step after rooting is to Enable the Optware Package Feed. I modified the script a bit, so all you have to do is highlight and copy my entire 'code' section, and right-click into your putty window. Wait a minute and your device will reboot.
    Done

    Code:
    cd /
    rootfs_open -w
    mkdir /var/opt
    mkdir /opt
    mount -o bind /var/opt /opt
    echo '/var/opt /opt bind defaults,bind 0 0' >>/etc/fstab
    cd /tmp
    wget http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/cs08q1armel/cross/unstable/ipkg-opt_0.99.163-10_arm.ipk
    mkdir /tmp/ipkg
    cd /tmp/ipkg
    tar xvzf ../ipkg-opt_0.99.163-10_arm.ipk
    cd /
    tar xvzf /tmp/ipkg/data.tar.gz
    rm /tmp/ipkg-opt_0.99.163-10_arm.ipk
    rm -rf /tmp/ipkg
    mkdir -p /opt/etc/ipkg
    echo "src/gz cross http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/cs08q1armel/cross/unstable" > /opt/etc/ipkg/optware.conf
    echo "src/gz native http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/cs08q1armel/native/unstable" >> /opt/etc/ipkg/optware.conf
    echo "src/gz kernel http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/pre/cross/unstable" >> /opt/etc/ipkg/optware.conf
    export PATH=/opt/bin:$PATH
    ipkg-opt update
    mkdir /etc/profile.d/
    cd /etc/profile.d/
    wget http://gitorious.org/webos-internals/bootstrap/blobs/raw/master/etc/profile.d/optware
    reboot
    exit
    enjoy
  2. #2  
    what is the effect of rooting but not installing the optware?
  3. #3  
    did your script and now novaproxy does not see my pre anymore.How would i uninstall your script? how do i get back into root if novaproxy doesnt see the pre?
    Last edited by gsx62391@yahoo.com; 07/16/2009 at 10:52 PM.
  4. #4  
    Quote Originally Posted by Beave4 View Post
    what is the effect of rooting but not installing the optware?
    You wont be able to install software via ipkg-opt. It's just a easy way of installing software. No reason not to really.
  5. #5  
    nevermind, did a partial reset on pre, ( didn't work). then rebooted computer and it works. cpu must have lost the connection somehow.
  6. #6  
    the webos-internals team is just now finishig a script for a similar purpose which will reduce the process of getting access to your pre to five lines.

    This asks for usernames and passwords, and sets everythig up for you...

    they're doing final code checks as I type this. Expect posts tommorow.

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