We are working on a arm-port to run IPFire on Raspberry Pi mini computer board.
CPU: Broadcom BCM2835 (700Mhz armv6l) RAM: 256MB/512MB (16MB are Reserved for GPU) Storage: SD/SDHC-Card Slot 1x Fast Ethernet LAN 2x USB 2.0 HiSpeed (can only drive 120 mA devices) 1x HDMI 1x RCA Composite Video 1x 3.5mm Audio
The 512MB RPi Versions with Hynix or Micron RAM are not supported because they need a newer firmware that is incompatible with the IPFire kernel.
UPDATE: klricks suggested a solution for the same problem here that worked for me when installing ipfire on my 512MB RPi:
I would try the latest Rasbian wheezy image on a 2nd card. If that works then copy these 3 files from the boot partition of the Rasbian card to the boot partition on your OpenWRT card.
To use this you need experience with Raspberry Pi.
Get the lates IPFire version from: http://download.ipfire.org/
choose the arm image without “scon” and unpack it to a SD Card with
zcat ipfire-2.13.1gb-ext4.armv5tel-full-coreXX.img.gz > /dev/sd?
Ater this put it in you Raspberry Pi, connect the Video and a USB keyboard and boot it. IPFire should boot up and should configured in the same way like the normal version.
<note warning>Mac OS X Lion (10.7) users suffer from a zcat bug which appends a .Z to your .gz files automatically! (see here http://od-eon.com/blogs/calvin/zcat-bug-mac-osx/) For a quick fix, do the following in a terminal:
sudo mv /usr/bin/zcat /usr/bin/broken-zcat
sudo ln -s /usr/bin/gzcat /usr/bin/zcat
Now you should be able to use the zcat command! </note>
I need to use a additional hub because i need more than 2 USB ports and my android phone that i use as RED need more than 120mA. The LAN port from the RPi is used as green. Power supply from the RPi is the hub so no seperate power supply for the RPi is needed. On the hub are also an USB keyboard and a small status display.
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