On 08/12/14 22:36, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
On 12/08/2014 06:30 AM, Robert Brown wrote:
> On 08/12/14 22:11, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> On 12/08/2014 05:16 AM, Robert Brown wrote:
>>> Thanks for the reply.
>>> On 08/12/14 14:43, Peter Robinson wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 10:57 PM, Robert Brown
>>>> <rebrown(a)exemail.com.au> wrote:
>>>>> Anyone working on a FC21 image for the A10? My device does not
>>>>> give me
>>>>> access to a serial monitor so am hoping to change the dtb file
>>>>> for the A10
>>>>> on a remix build and get this unit booting on 3.17.
>>>> You don't mention what your device is but a change in the .dtb
>>>> fix the lack of display, there's a complete lack of driver,
>>> Yes my wording could have been better.
>>> Changing the .dtb was only about getting the device to boot as I
>>> realise hdmi is not yet ready.
>>> The device is a Rikomagic MK802II. Booting it headless with 3.17 is
>>> my aim but the soldering job for a serial console is a challenge
>>> beyond my soldering skills - see
>>> so am hoping some-one with a compatible device such as Mele A1000
>>> or CB1 could develop an image. A howto for the build and to get
>>> wireless configured for an ssh connection is an alternative.
>> You could just try booting without serial console if you provide
>> --norootpass on building the SD card. SSHD permits logging in as
>> root, just don't do this on the Internet, as you are sitting wide open!
> I think I would need to manually configure and select my local
> network SSID and passphrase to get it on the network so I can ssh to
> it. A new world for me under systemd.
After first boot, you can see what interface name it used, the create
an appropriate ifcfg- file. They still work.
>> Thinking about the firstboot script the only really needed things it
>> does is set the timezone and root password. You can add your user
>> after logging in as root.
>> I would suspect that if no serial console, it just comes up as ready
>> as possible. All you need is your WiFi to be working; that is a
>> pretty big assumption. You might have to get a supported ethernet
> As above.
>> What has happened in booting without a serial console so far?
> I am running blind so I either see a new connection open up when I do
> an nmap search from my PC or more likely there is no new connection
> for the reasons I mention. The real trick is to know if I have even
> had a successful boot.
What else are you going to do right now but try?
So on my attempts using
Fedora-LXDE-armhfp-21-5-sda.raw.xz written to
the sdcard using the manual instructions here
including writing the appropriate u-boot to the media
and setting up wpa using tips from
with edits of
I don't believe the boot is getting very far as messages in /var/log is
Maybe because I am not yet logged in. Tried setting autologin in
Still tryin' stuff.