ARM – DreamPlug and CuBox to 4.1-rc3..

Updated the DreamPlug and CuBox-i4 Pro to Kernel 4.1-rc3, from kernel.org.. Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.1.0-rc3 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) …………… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.1.0-rc3 #2 Mon May 11 15:04:52 PDT 2015 armv5tel armv5tel armv5tel GNU/Linux … Continue reading

ARM – Rogue SELinux Fixed..?

I updated the CuBox-i4-Pro (Fedora 22) to Kernel 4.1-rc2, but the (re)boot process was very sluggish, with several key commands failing: ….. systemd[1]: Unit dbus.service entered failed state ….. [FAILED] Failed to start Login Service. ….. [FAILED] Failed to start … Continue reading

ARM – Kernel 4.0-rc1 – Fix for CuBox-i4 Pro Networking..

The CuBox-i4 Pro booted Kernel 4.0-rc1 OK, but – although eth0 was present – there was no network connection possible.. I found a similar problem described on the Linux Arm Kernel mailing list:  http://lists.infradead.org/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2015-February/325249.html According to the info there, I … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox i4-Pro to Kernel 3.19-rc7..

Just updated the CuBox i4-Pro to Kernel 3.19-rc7 – using the standard code from kernel.org.. with device-tree boot using zImage and imx6q-cubox-i.dtb Only tested ‘headless’ access, so far.. Fedora release 21 (Twenty One) Kernel 3.19.0-rc7 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) …………………….. … Continue reading

Kernel 3.19-rc3, ‘Lockup’ Bug, Latest..

Updated the test system to Kernel 3.19-rc3, and there is still no fix for VMware (11.0) and the latest NVIDIA (340.65 and 346.22) drivers…     The NVIDIA problem will involve getting around a GPL-incompatible module issue.. FATAL: modpost: GPL-incompatible module nvidia.ko … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox-i4 Pro to 3.18, and full Device Tree..

Updated the CuBox-i4 Pro to Kernel 3.18, and now use the complete ‘device tree’ zImage and dtb boot method: The source can be found here:  https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i_hb/tree/3.18.0 – and the u-boot boot commands are: setenv bootargs “root=/dev/mmcblk0p3 rootfstype=ext4 rootwait console=ttymxc0,115200n8 console=tty1 … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox to 3.17-rc2 – 23rd Anniversary Release..

Just updated the CuBox i4-Pro to Kernel 3.17-rc2, which was – deliberately – released on the 23rd anniversary of the initial release of kernel code for ‘Linux’.. More details here:  http://lkml.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/1408.3/00773.html And source here:  https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i_hb/tree/3.17-rc2 Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug) Kernel … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox-i4 Pro to Kernel 3.17-rc1..

Just updated the CuBox to kernel 3.17-rc1, but still used the previous ‘combined zImage plus DTB’ method, which works OK.. Kernel source here:  # git clone -b 3.17-rc1 –single-branch https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i4pro Fedora release 20 (Heisenbug) Kernel 3.17.0-rc1 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) … 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 – CuBox to 3.16-rc7 – and an SD Card Warning..

Just updated the CuBox i4-Pro to kernel 3.16-rc7, from the source code available here: https://github.com/jmontleon/fedora-20-cubox-i_hb/tree/3.16-rc7 $ uname -a Linux rgcubox 3.16.0-rc7 #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Jul 30 11:31:19 EDT 2014 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux I had originally used an old … Continue reading