Do not do "ls -al /dev/root". That is the device, not the file system. That device is mounted at "/", which is the root. Do "ls -al /" instead.
Is your eInk screen working? It can be damaged by a shock. Try doing "eips -p" to display a pattern on it, or "eips -c" to clear the screen.
Last edited by geekmaster; 03-02-2012 at 02:03 AM.