ARM64 – HiKey – Change to UEFI Boot..

After some more testing, including trying (unsuccessfully) the HiKey version of Kernel 4.1-rc4 # git clone -b hikey-mainline-rebase –single-branch https://github.com/96boards/linux/   I was frustrated by the complete lack of kernel boot info on screen, after the proprietary bootloader had finished.. More … Continue reading

ARM64 – DragonBoard to 4.2-rc1 – And Back Again..

Updated the DragonBoard 410c to patched Kernel 4.2-rc1 from https://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/qualcomm/kernel.git/tree/refs/heads/integration-linux-qcomlt , and the system booted OK: Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) Kernel 4.2.0-rc1+ on an aarch64 (ttyMSM0) ……….. # uname -a Linux rg410c 4.2.0-rc1+ #2 SMP PREEMPT Thu Jul 16 … Continue reading

ARM – Pi2 to U-Boot..

I decided to try U-Boot on the Raspberry Pi 2, and the process has been fairly well documented in several places.. I used the latest U-Boot, with ‘patch’ info from here, as I needed Device Tree support:  https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=108217. Actual ‘installation’ … Continue reading

Kernel – 4.2-rc1 – and rc2 – and -rc3 – Breaks Nvidia and VMware..

Update:   Same results with 4.2-rc3..    (RG  July 19) Update:   Kernel 4.2-rc2 fails with VMware (vmnet) and NVIDIA in the same ways..     (RG July 14) Updated to kernel 4.2-rc1 on the test system: # uname -a Linux rg6830l 4.2.0-rc1 #1 SMP … Continue reading

ARM64 – DragonBoard 410c to Kernel 4.1..

Managed to update the DragonBoard 410c to Linaro Kernel 4.1.0+, from here: git clone https://git.linaro.org/landing-teams/working/qualcomm/kernel.git -b integration-linux-qcomlt So far, I have made the kernel ‘monolithic’ with all necessary modules built-in (‘y” instead of ‘m’), as this was how the original … Continue reading

ARM – Fedora 22 on ARM64..

After quite a lot of messing about, I got Fedora 22 running on the ARM64 DragonBoard 410c: Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) Kernel 4.0.0-linaro-lt-qcom on an aarch64 (ttyMSM0) ………… $ uname -a Linux rg410c rg410c.almaden 4.0.0-linaro-lt-qcom #1 SMP PREEMPT Fri … Continue reading