My excitement abot the availability of the Beta release of F17 for ARM
didn´t last long, as the only ARM based system I have is a TI PandaBoard
and the release notes say "there´s an issue" with the kernel and the
So, what is the nature of the "issue" and why hasn´t it been fixed already?
(Ubuntu and Debian both are working on the Pandaboard, so I guess the fix
has been already submitted upstream, no?).
Is there anything I can do to get F17 beta working on a PandaBoard ES (I
guess the TI BeagleBoard release would be very similar, right?), or am I
out of the F17 testing until the beta is completed and the final release is
During times of Universal Deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary
Durante épocas de Engaño Universal, decir la verdad se convierte en un Acto
- George Orwell
On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Fernando Cassia <fcassia(a)gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, May 28, 2012 at 6:59 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson(a)gmail.com>
>> The release with the "issue" works fine, I'm using it on my PandaBoard
>> ES. The issue is that we're having to ship a F-15 kernel because the
>> F-17 kernel crashes on boot. I doubt either Debian or Ubuntu ship a
>> 3.3 kernel yet. Other than the older kernel it works fine although it
>> doesn't yet work with X although we're working to get that resolved
> Is there a bug report for the non-working X?. Anything I can do to test
> possible fixes?.
> (I'm not a C programmer, but would like to get this working asap, so if you
> need testers for experimental fixes, let me know).
It's a kernel thing, the needed driver shipped with the 3.3 kernel,
the 3.3 kernel crashes, as mentioned before we're working on it.