[Tinkerphones] about experimental Letux-Phosh (Purisms Phone's shell)

Andreas Kemnade andreas at kemnade.info
Fri Jan 4 07:05:15 CET 2019


On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 23:08:11 +0100
"H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have built a new debian image for Phosh (debootstrapped + letux-minimal + purism-sources-list + letux-phosh):
> 
> 	http://download.goldelico.com/letux-debian-rootfs/?C=M;O=D
> 
> which can be installed (togehter with the letux-4.19.12 kernel) through
> 
> 	makesd phosh
> 
> or for a two-partition system like the Pyra or OpenPandora
> 
> 	makesd pyra-4gb -r phosh
> 
> (assuming the latest makesd: run "makesd -u" to be sure).
> 
> There is now a user "purism" with default password "123456" which should also
> be the PIN for the initial unlocking screen.
> 
> This is of course not safe at all but good enough for initial experiments...
> Phosh is still under heavy development and Debian/Buster is not yet stable anyways.
> 
> Well, it boots but running phosh on the Pyra fails:
> 
> root at letux:~# phosh
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [rootston/config.c:370] Configured output Virtual-1 with mode 720x1440 at 0.000000
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [rootston/config.c:370] Configured output X11-1 with mode 768x1024 at 0.000000
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [backend/session/logind.c:363] Failed to get seat id: No data available
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [backend/session/direct.c:159] Could not get current tty number: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [backend/session/session.c:76] Failed to load session backend
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [backend/backend.c:250] Failed to start a DRM session
> 2018-12-21 18:54:53 - [rootston/main.c:26] could not start backend
> root at letux:~# cat /etc/debian_version 
> buster/sid
> root at letux:~# uname -a
> Linux letux 4.19.12-letux+ #3090 SMP PREEMPT Mon Dec 24 13:47:00 CET 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux
> root at letux:~# 
> 
> There is only a (properly rotated!) login: with blinking cursor shown on the display.
> 
> Trying the same on GTA04A4 has exactly the same error messages but the display is even completely inactive.
> 
Does the phosh service start or are you seeing just gdm stuff?
The further is working for we, the latter not.
In my installation I had to do a manual
systemctl start phosh

since is was not configured to run at startup.

Regards,
Andreas
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