ARM – Raspberry Pi 2 – Kernel Compile..

Finally got the Raspberry Pi 2, and installed Fedora 21 (armv7hl) with no problems..    Temporarily used object code 3.18.7-v7+ from the repository, and then tested kernel compile options.. The system seems (so far..) to be relatively sluggish compared to my … Continue reading

ARM – New Raspberry Pi 2 – ARMv7 at Last..

For those who have a new Raspberry Pi 2 on order – as I have – the kernel source is now available, at https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/tree/rpi-3.18.y-rebase. To get the correct config, start with # make bcm2709_defconfig For me, one of the additional … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox i4-Pro and Raspberry Pi to 3.16 Final..

Updated the CuBox i4-Pro and Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.16 recently, using the kernel source from.. Raspberry Pi:  https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/tree/rpi-3.16.y CuBox i4-Pro: https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i_hb/tree/3.16.0 Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug) Kernel 3.16.0 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) …………… # uname -a Linux rgcubox 3.16.0 #1 … Continue reading

ARM: Pi to 3.14.1, DreamPlug to 3.15-rc1..

Updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.14.1, from the source at GitHub: # git clone -b rpi-3.14.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux Pidora release 2014 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.14.1+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) ………… # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.14.1+ #1 … Continue reading

ARM: Pi to Kernel 3.14..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.14, from github: # git clone -b rpi-3.14.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux Pidora release 2014 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.14.0+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …………. # uname -a Linux rgpi 3.14.0+ #1 PREEMPT Wed … Continue reading

ARM – Pi to Kernel 3.13.2… Pidora 19 Woes.. Odroid to Fedora 20..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.13.2, from GitHub: # git clone -b rpi-3.13.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux No problems and the system runs OK.. Pidora release 19 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.13.2+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …….. $ uname … Continue reading

Linux/ARM – DreamPlug and Pi to 3.13.1..

Just updated the DreamPlug and Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.13.1.   DreamPlug kernel from kernel.org, and the Pi from GitHub, as usual.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 3.13.1 on an armv5tel (ttyS0)…………. $ uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 3.13.1 #1 PREEMPT … Continue reading

Pi to 3.13..

Just updated the Raspberry Pi to Kernel 3.13, from github: # git clone -b rpi-3.13.y –single-branch https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux – And.. everything seems to be working OK (with Pidora 19) Pidora release 19 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.13.0+ on an armv6l … Continue reading

Pi to 3.12.6 – No More Pidora ‘Tombstone’

Updated the Raspberry Pi to kernel 3.12.6 from GitHub, and – finally – there is no longer a ‘tombstone’ following the first console prompt, after boot.. Pidora release 19 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.12.6+ on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) ………………….. … Continue reading

Howto: Cross-Compiling for ARM – One Method..

I originally wrote an article on cross-compiling for ARM systems, some time ago – before I got my first Raspberry Pi – and this is a more up-to-date version. This is how I cross-compile ARM kernels, on x86_64.  There are … Continue reading