[Gta04-owner] Linux 3.7 for gta04.

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Tue Feb 5 15:12:33 CET 2013


Am 05.02.2013 um 14:14 schrieb Josua Mayer:

> Am 11.12.2012 05:52, schrieb NeilBrown:
>> Now that 3.7 is out, my 'mainline' branch in
>>   git://neil.brown.name/gta04
>> 
>> has a 3.7 based kernel that seems to work on the gta04.
>> 
>> I say "seems to" because I don't seem to charge the battery and there are
>> possibly other things that don't work - I've only done limited testing.
>> 
>> I've included the "f2fs" filesystem in this release as I think it is
>> something worth experimenting with on uSD cards.  I plan to move my root
>> filesystem to f2fs once I'm happy that 3.7 is stable.
>> 
>> I don't recommend using this as the base for a distro as it isn't tested much
>> and I plan do do some development work on.  When I think it is stable and
>> decide to leave it alone for a while and create a 3.7-gta04 branch to hold it.
>> 
>> I might push to to github too, but neil.brown.name now has much better
>> network connectivity so you should have no problems using it directly.
>> 
>> Bug reports, success report, patches etc etc always welcome.
>> 
>> NeilBrown
>> 
>> 
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> Hi,
> 
> I have been building your latest 3.7 kernel for the Mer distribution with armhf userspace and I often get crashes that look very equal to oneanother. I am using the unstable uboot that can do ext4 now and run Mer off an ext4 partition. The git commit I am on is "e9ae988db93d522ddb9b615d09d95defdf785679"
> 
> Attached are the crashes. I had several i na row at startup until I ran fsck -f on my pc, then it booted, but crashed later. Only 3 reports are attached so far; hope they do any good.

Hm.

We have had the self-compiled 3.7 kernel running on two devices (e.g. the 7004 tablet) during FOSDEM over 2 days and not had any comparable crash. Since it is in "omap_hsmmc" it could be something with the SD card as well.

But 2 days is certainly not enough to say it is bug-free :)

Nikolaus

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