Monthly Archives: November 2011

Building an image for BeagleBone



A few day’s ago TI anaounced a new BeagleBoard: BeagleBone. It’s a stripped down BeagleBoard which basically only has a USB slave-client (providing a serial console, a JTAG debugger and an USB connection to the processor) an USB host controller, an ethernet port and a lot of I/O’s on the PIN-Headers for $89. It’s a bit inspired by the popular Arduino boards. I always thought about buying a BeagleBoard, but it was a too expensive and too functional to use it for my electronic projects…

So in my case, TI’s strategy worked: I want some more power, I want Linux, but it souldn’t be too expensive. I’m going to buy the BeagleBone, i’m just not yet sure about the quantity 😉 But it’s not here yet, in the meanwhile I looked at the software a bit: How can I create root images for the BeagleBone? Read more »

Subversion: Move folder from one repository to another

A branch of a project went into a totally different direction. Therfor I wanted to move that specific folder into a new repository e.g.:


To archive this there are several steps needed. You will need shell access to the server where the repository is located.

  1. Backup the source repository (creating a dump) and filter the specific source folder
  2. Create the new repository and the folder structure
  3. Import the dump file into the new repository
  4. Move the folder to trunk Read more »