[Arm-netbook] EOMA-68 Boots Android and plays youtube videos very well

Christopher Thomas christopher at firemothindustries.com
Mon Sep 2 22:57:16 BST 2013

On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 4:03 PM, luke.leighton <luke.leighton at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 9:42 PM, Christopher Thomas
> <christopher at firemothindustries.com> wrote:
> > I just reinstalled a fresh Debian installation on my IBM ThinkPad T61,
> the
> > very first repo that I'm trying to clone is hands.com/linux.git, and so
> far
> > no error, but it's been 20 minutes and hasn't passed beyond "Cloning into
> > 'linux'..."
>  that's correct.  20 minutes downloading 1.2+ gbytes without any
> messages because it's HTTP is perfectly normal.
>  you can check progress by doing "du" in the linux/.git directory -
> you'll see there's some HUGE files being created.
That's just the thing, I did that, and there wasn't even a linux directory,
even after 45 minutes. At that point (after the du) I I killed it and
cloned it the other way (ie git://github.com/linux-sunxi.....) and it
worked fine.

>  if that process is interrupted in ANY way then the entire lot gets
> deleted.

>  in future, follow the same advice i gave joe, and in future don't
> ever do a clone of a static HTTP repository this big, use the trick i
> described.
Yeah, works nicely.

> l.
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Christopher Thomas
Firemoth Industries, LLC - Owner
christopher at firemothindustries.com
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