Kernel – GCC 8 Tests – Not Quite Ready…

I decided to try updating a crash-and-burn test system to Fedora 28 (early-beta..) as this included GCC 8 (currently 8.0.1), to see how well the Kernel (4.16-rc6) compiled.. There were a lot of warnings generated: …………………… CC [M] drivers/rtc/rtc-pcf8523.o CC … Continue reading

ARM – DreamPlug Kernel Compile – Correction..

Thanks are due to Marcus Roeder, who pointed out an error in my DreamPlug kernel compile workflow ( 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 – 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 – Raspberry Pi 2 – Kernel Compile..

Finally got the Raspberry Pi 2, and installed Fedora 21 (armv7hl) with no problems..    Temporarily used object code 3.18.7-v7+ from the repository, and then tested kernel compile options.. The system seems (so far..) to be relatively sluggish compared to my … Continue reading