ARM – DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc1..

Now that the DreamPlug has a stable power supply (see previous post..) I decided to live dangerously and update the u-boot version and install a modern ‘device tree’ plus kernel.. It has been mentioned many times before that the u-boot … Continue reading

ARM – Raspberry Pi ‘Classic’ – Device Tree Kernel Compile..

After my tests compiling the new armv7 Pi 2 Kernel – with ‘device tree’ – I decided to try the same with the ‘classic’ armv6 Pi (B+).. You will need the latest version of the Pi /boot files, including the … 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

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

Dreamplug to 3.11.3 – With ‘Device Tree’..

Updated the Dreamplug to 3.11.3, and – although # make uImage… still works, decided to try the ‘new/improved’ Device Tree option, as this is the way of the future – apparently.. I found that the obvious config option of ‘Marvell … Continue reading