[Gta04-owner] Further 3.17 kernel development for GTA04
neil at ossau.homelinux.net
Wed Nov 5 22:56:26 CET 2014
NeilBrown <neilb at suse.de> writes:
> On Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:22:29 +0000 Neil Jerram <neil at ossau.homelinux.net>
>> What config do you use when building your kernel for GTA04? I've
>> checked out your 3.17-gta04, but don't see any obvious GTA04 configs
>> under arch/arm/configs.
> See below. I'm in two minds about including this.
Thanks. After some entertaining diversions (*) I've built and booted
this kernel and can report that it seems to solve two other problems
that were afflicting my last experiments back in June/July:
Sound playback appears reliable with this kernel.
I'm not seeing X server segfaulting with this kernel.
(*) Discovering that the Debian gnueabihf toolchain now requires an
amd64 host (rather than than i386) and realizing that my host
machine was still on i386; hence "cross-grading" that machine from
i386 to amd64. Only then could I start actually building the
Working through differences in CONFIG_CMDLINE_* settings...
Seeing that the boot was complaining "A start is running for
dev-mmcblk" and hanging for 90s (before starting the SSH server,
naturally :-() before dropping back to single-user mode and asking
me to type in the root password (on the phone). I haven't properly
understood this, but the fix was to comment out the line for
/dev/mmcblk0p5 in /etc/fstab.
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