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SheevaPlug Debian booting from internal Flash

If you previosuly installed Debian on your internal flash and for some reasons your u-boot environment f**k you can simply restore it with this:

setenv mtdpartitions mtdparts=nand_mtd:0xa0000@0x0(u-boot),0x400000@0x100000(uImage),0x1fb00000@0x500000(rootfs)

setenv bootargs_root ubi.mtd=2 root=ubi0:rootfs rootfstype=ubifs

setenv bootargs_console console=ttyS0,115200

setenv bootcmd_nand ‘nand read.e 0x00800000 0x00100000 0x00400000’

setenv bootcmd ‘setenv bootargs $(bootargs_console) $(mtdpartitions) $(bootargs_root); run bootcmd_nand; bootm 0x00800000’


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Debian Wheezy install on SheevaPlug MMC/SD

In this howto I’m going to explain how to install debian wheezy on a sheevaplug SD (i want to maintain my old squeeze on NAND flash). We need at least Marvell U-boot 3.4.19.

We assume that our server is and sheeva ip is

Setup TFTP server and download these file on tftp root […]

SheevaPlug non-standard module compiling

Howto compile a module for sheeva without standard kernel headers

I’ve bought an EasyCap DC60 and i’ve found this fantastic driver for it:

Obviously they aren’t available for our sheevaplug so i’m looking through the web on how to compile it,finally I was able to do it, this is the howto.

We suppose that […]

Recompile Kernel for SheevaPlug

Howto recompile a custom kernel for our SheevaPlug:

In this example we suppose that our pc has ip, and the network has dhcp. First of all install packages needed:

apt-get install git-core build-essential

Then download the latest kernel from Marvell:

cd /usr/src git clone git://

Then set default config for SheevaPlug:

cd orion make […]