ARM – DreamPlug Kernel Compile – Correction..

Thanks are due to Marcus Roeder, who pointed out an error in my DreamPlug kernel compile workflow ( The make LOADADDR.. command was incorrect, and would result in less system memory being available.. The correct command is: make LOADADDR=000008000 uImage … Continue reading

ARM – Raspberry Pi and Pi2 – OK with 3.19.3..

After trials with earlier versions, the Pi and Pi2 updated to Kernel 3.19.3 without too much effort.. Source from here: Pi: Pidora release 2014 (Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix) Kernel 3.19.3 on an armv6l (ttyAMA0) …….. ]# uname -a Linux … Continue reading

ARM – DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc5 – .config Example

Updated the DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc5, using the standard source from, without any problems.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.0.0-rc5 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) …… ]$ uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.0.0-rc5 #1 Mon Mar 23 10:47:21 PDT 2015 … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid to 4.0-rc5 – Eventually..

I had tried to update the Odroid U3 to Kernel 4.0-rc5 – using the patched source from – a few days ago, but the boot failed: hub 1-3:1.0: 3 ports detected INFO: rcu_sched detected stalls on CPUs/tasks: { 0} … Continue reading

ARM – Raspberry Pi and Pi2 – Trials with Later Kernels..

I had Kernel 3.19.0 (originally from – now updated) running on my Pi (armv6) and Pi2 (armv7) with no problems (apart from the Pi2 seeming very sluggish..) but after that had a few ‘issues’.. Pi:  Kernel 3.19.1 OK, but … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid U3 to 4.0-rc4..

Updated the Odroid U3 to Kernel 4.0-rc4, from the patched source here: This time, the system booted successfully.. Fedora release 21 (Twenty One) Kernel 4.0.0-rc4 on an armv7l (ttySAC1) ……………. ]# uname -a Linux rgodroid 4.0.0-rc4 #1 SMP Wed … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox to 4.0-rc4 – Networking Fixed..

Updated the CuBox-I4Pro to Kernel 4.0-rc4 – from, and – at last – networking works without the need for the mach-imx6q.c patch. Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) Kernel 4.0.0-rc4 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) …………………… # uname -a Linux rgcubox … Continue reading

ARM – Odroid U3 test with 4.0-rc3 – Panic..

As there is no later version of the Odroid-specific 4.0 kernel source available yet, I decided to test with the standard 4.0-rc3 from, but the U3 booted – and then Panic‘d.. ……………………….. EXT4-fs (mmcblk0p3): mounted filesystem with ordered data … Continue reading