[Gta04-owner] [Om-beagle-panda-hybrid] beagle board sd card installation

Angus Ainslie angus at akkea.ca
Tue Feb 1 15:39:10 CET 2011


On Mon, January 31, 2011 12:27 pm, Alexander Lehner wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Jan 2011, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>>> The hybrid board is a lovely piece of hardware and I was planning to
>>> build some NAS out of it. Sadly the onboard ethernet controller seems
>>> not to be supported, so I decided to use an USB-ethernet adapter.
>>
>> I think support depends on the kernel version and that is the other
>> construction site.
>>
>> We currently have a 2.6.32-Kernel and did some work on 2.6.37. But we
>> did not have
>> much success because we did want to directly follow the latest kernel
>> developments
>> (linux-next) to have a better chance to get things upstream. But I still
>> failed to set up
>> a process to easily track all their changes. git pull doesn't work well
>> with linux-next.
>>
>> So if someone very experienced with cutting-edge kernel driver
>> development could
>> help, that would be nice.
>
> Unfortunately not me ;)
>
> But I succeeded in installing a debian squeeze distro with 2.6.35 kernel
> and the ethernet device now works!
> So there's nothing in the way for my plans of a beagle-NAS, withouth the
> display so far, but this will probably come later.
>

Has anyone tried the Linaro kernel on GTA04A2 or hybrid ?

Angus



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