[Tinkerphones] [Gta04-owner] GTA04A5 and News from the Kernel

Boudewijn wankelwankel at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 27 23:13:47 CEST 2016


On Thursday, October 27, 2016 7:43:27 PM CEST H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Hi,
> finally we got a time slot tomorrow to do the next
> soldering tests for the GTA04A5. 
> The plan for tomorrow is try to solder 4 PoP systems
> with different preparation: (...)
> Puh. Quite costly to produce scrap since we will not
> solder any other components and therefore we can
> only do X-ray inspection and measure for short circuits.
> There is no possibility to test if the DM3730 SoC would
> work well and has really all pads connected.

Costly indeed and frustrating to have (out of necessity) so much time between 
test runs!

> On the kernel side there is also some news.
> The news is about the open source kernel driver. I
> have finally managed to get it compiled again on
> letux-4.9-rc2. And in a way that it is a simple kernel
> module. Well, if you want to call a 4 MByte .ko "simple".
> 
> modprobing on the GTA04 almost succeeds, except an
> error message from the "reset framework". This was
> expected,

As it is the letux-kernel, does the same go for modprobing on the Pyra?

> So thats it for today. And I hope I can bring some
> news about the GTA04A5 tomorrow.

Thanks, and good luck tomorrow!

Boudewijn



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