ARM – Updates to 4.1-rc4, and Pi 2 to 4.0.4

Updated the DreamPlug, CuBox-i4Pro, and Odroid U3 to Kernel 4.1-rc4.. DreamPlug and CuBox using the standard code from kernel.org: Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.1.0-rc4 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) …………… ]# uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.1.0-rc4 #1 Wed May … Continue reading

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 – Update to 4.0 for DreamPlug, CuBox, and Odroid..

Updated the DreamPlug and CuBox-i4Pro to kernel 4.0 from kernel.org: Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.0.0 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) ……… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.0.0 #1 Sun Apr 12 22:53:28 PDT 2015 armv5tel armv5tel armv5tel GNU/Linux Fedora … Continue reading

ARM – Updates to Kernel 4.0-rc6..

Updated the DreamPlug and CuBox-i4Pro to Kernel 4.0-rc6 from kernel.org https://www.kernel.org/ Fedora release 18 (Spherical Cow) Kernel 4.0.0-rc6 on an armv5tel (ttyS0) ……… # uname -a Linux rgdreamplug 4.0.0-rc6 #1 Sun Mar 29 22:11:02 PDT 2015 armv5tel armv5tel armv5tel GNU/Linux … Continue reading

ARM – DreamPlug Kernel Compile – Correction..

Thanks are due to Marcus Roeder, who pointed out an error in my DreamPlug kernel compile workflow (http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1354).. 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 – DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc5 – .config Example

Updated the DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc5, using the standard source from kernel.org, 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 – CuBox and DreamPlug to 4.0-rc3..

Updated the Cubox-i4Pro to Kernel 4.0-rc3, and still needed to apply the one-line patch to linux/arch/arm/mach-imx/mach-imx6q.c, to get networking to work..  http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1338 Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) Kernel 4.0.0-rc3 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) ………… ]# uname -a Linux rgcubox 4.0.0-rc3 … Continue reading

ARM – CuBox-i4Pro and DreamPlug to 4.0-rc2..

Updated the CuBox-i4Pro and DreamPlug to Kernel 4.0-rc2..   No problems with the DreamPlug, and the CuBox just needed the same small patch as for -rc1.. http://rglinuxtech.com/?p=1338 CuBox-i4Pro: Fedora release 22 (Twenty Two) Kernel 4.0.0-rc2 on an armv7l (ttymxc0) ……………. ]# … Continue reading

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 – DreamPlug Power Fault – and ‘Fix’..

I finally got my old DreamPlug working again, but found that the power would fail intermittently..    After checking for software faults, I tracked the problem down to the power supply cable ‘clip-on’ connector..   The problem was caused by the … Continue reading