APC – Video Playback?

After noting the success of the XBMC team in getting high-quality video playback on the Raspberry Pi, I tried to see what was currently possible with the latest version of the APC kernel..   Sadly, the XBMC player is only available … Continue reading

APC – Fixing Fedora’s Rogue Fsck…

The ‘default’ Fedora 13 system for ARM mounts the root as nfs..   To change it to the (correct) ext3, modify /etc/fstab as follows: # cat /etc/fstab /dev/mmcblk0p2          /                       ext3    defaults        1 1 /dev/mmcblk0p1          /boot                   vfat    defaults        1 0 devpts                  /dev/pts                … Continue reading

APC – Fun with Long-term Incrementals..

In a vain attempt to get the APC’s antique kernel to – at least – work with Fedora 14, I had been applying the series of ‘incremental’ 2.6.32.x patches available – amongst other places – at http://ftp.monash.edu.au/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/incr/ The kernel.org ftp … Continue reading

APC – Kernel Progression..

In the hope of getting a newer version of Fedora Linux running, I have ‘updated’ the APC kernel to    This was achieved by the labour-intensive method of applying all the incremental kernel patches in sequence, and manually fixing … Continue reading

APC – XFCE Desktop, using VNC..

As the currently-available source for the APC kernel does not include the necessary drivers for video output to a monitor (amongst other things..) but does include network drivers (Via Velocity..) it seemed logical that I could adopt the same approach … Continue reading

APC – Real Progress – Bootable Linux Kernel..

After excellent work done by Mike Thompson from the Raspbian project, there is now a set of patches and a config file available for the APC-supplied kernel source, which enables a working kernel to be compiled and run – … Continue reading