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Installing NitDroid on N900

Well, Atiezul gotten herself a N900, but she wanted WhatsApp anyways, whcih unfortunately not available for N900. So? NitDroi d it is! :D

I was lucky enuf to penetrate this virgin N900 of gers, Phun. :D

Action logs:

1) I have made a 5GB partition on /dev/mmcblk1p1
2) Format it to ext3

Nokia-N900:~# mkfs.ext3 /dev/mmcblk1p1 mke2fs 1.41.3.maemo0 (12-Oct-2008) Filesystem label= OS type: Linux Block size=4096 (log=2) Fragment size=4096 (log=2) 320000 inodes, 1279999 blocks 63999 blocks (5.00%) reserved for the super user First data block=0 Maximum filesystem blocks=1312817152 40 block groups 32768 blocks per group, 32768 fragments per group 8000 inodes per group Superblock backups stored on blocks: 32768, 98304, 163840, 229376, 294912, 819200, 884736 Writing inode tables: done                           Creating journal (32768 blocks): done Writing superblocks and filesystem accounting information: done This filesystem will be automatically checked every 22 mounts or…

Partitioning N900's memory card

So i was preparing Atiezul's MicroSD card for instaling NitDroid on her N900.
Just some reminder for me self on partitioning N900 memory card.

Hope this help someone.

I had gotten meself a 8GB MicroSD. The settings i wanted was 5GB Linux parttiton (ext3) and balance of 3GB Fat (vfat?). Below the things i done:


Nokia-N900:~# umount /media/mmc1 Nokia-N900:~# sfdisk -uM /dev/mmcblk1 << EOF > ,5000,L > ,2647,D > ,,L > ,, > EOF Checking that no-one is using this disk right now ... OK Disk /dev/mmcblk1: 244704 cylinders, 4 heads, 16 sectors/track Old situation: Units = mebibytes of 1048576 bytes, blocks of 1024 bytes, counting from 0    Device Boot Start   End    MiB    #blocks   Id  System /dev/mmcblk1p1         0+  4999   5000-   5119999+   c  W95 FAT32 (LBA) /dev/mmcblk1p2      5000   7646   2647    2710528    d  Unknown /dev/mmcblk1p3         0      -      0          0   83  Linux /dev/mmcblk1p4         0      -      0          0    0  Empty …