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  2. asxalex

    ap6212a does not work on H3

    Aha, it turns out to be my hardware failure: I connected a triode and an LED on the wl_reg_on, trying to use which to indicate the wl_reg_on is on. But at the same time, the triode and LED makes the wl_reg_on is always low. I solder them off, and ap6212 works fine now. By the way, my sdio wifi is still recognized as mmc2. I bought a orangepi zero plus 2 a few days ago, and it recognized sdio wifi as mmc2 too. Much sorry for my hardware mistake and much thanks for your patience and help!
  3. anonymoustemp

    [RockPro64] Armbian upstream kernel/uboot test?

    That's what I didn't expect at all. Shouldn't upstream get more review and tests? Or it's a completely different case for ARM world? That branch looks pretty promising, although some commits don't meet upstream standard just by a quick glance. But still it provides a pretty good clue for me to look into the random hang. It pretty much limits the modification to a reviewable size, which is a huge leap compared to legacy kernel. Thank you very much for the info.
  4. @raksan can you give me your A5x Max dtb file?, I tried all rk3328 dtb files in the firmware but it not boot. I flashed firmware to SD card but it stuck with error "ROOTFS does not exists" Thanks
  5. Igor

    [RockPro64] Armbian upstream kernel/uboot test?

    Most likely still waste of time. Which is normal and expected. RK3399 mainline support is far away from stable. https://dl.armbian.com/rockpro64/nightly/ IMO that's the best for RK3399 but last few builds are apparently completely broken. I would suggest you do use legacy kernel if you plan to do something useful with this board. For at least by the end of this year. If you want to join debugging and development, get our build tools (sorry, but no direct ArchLinux output, Ubuntu/Debian only) which are attached to most promising up-streaming branch. Precompiled kernels can also be found in repository beta.armbian.com ...
  6. Igor

    Nextcloud slow to load

    No, but here we have a software layer that drastically changes Armbian's behavior. Perhaps Nextcloud adaptations are overlapping with Armbian defaults? One is obvious - log2ram and folder2ram. Try with disabling our implementation which is much better and efficient. If that doesn't help, ask Nextcloud people what could be. I am not familiar with this app.
  7. Igor

    Zero Plus 2 H5 - g_ether

    Never to late to do that but essentially not needed to solve this problem. You have to add those OTG bits which fell out from board hardware configuration - which is normal due to extreme complexity of the project and lack of resources. And this- hw config - is considered as users part/problem - but ofc you have to understand what and where. If you don't, wait for next update, build image on your own, hire someone to do it for you ...
  8. FrankM

    RockPro64 & nightly 5_82

    I am using this image https://dl.armbian.com/rockpro64/nightly/Armbian_5.82.190422_Rockpro64_Debian_stretch_dev_5.0.0.7z Board start only without wifi & pcie. But i got this error. https://pastebin.com/gq2DpXaF
  9. Hi, I got my RockPro64 board several days ago, and got *UPSTREAM* kernel (v5.1-rc5) and uboot (v2019.04) running on it using Archlinux ARM. (Sorry guys, I like upstream and Alarm more) The pull request for uboot-rockpro64 can be found here: https://github.com/archlinuxarm/PKGBUILDs/pull/1691 The upstream kernel is in the official core repor of Archlinuxarm (and that's why I like Alarm so much). It boots and runs mostly OK on full upstream kernel/u-boot setup. On rc-kernel it even has HDMI output working, but no hardware acceleration. I'm waiting panfrost as the open-source driver, so far it doesn't matter much as I don't plan to use it with X11/wayland anyway. But it's awesome that you can just run GNOME3 on wayland, using llvmpipe. And I even compiled mesa with panfrost natively on that board, so the future looks super bright. However the biggest problem I hit is, upstream (5.0.8 and 5.1-rc5) kernel has random panic. The panic itself is Async SError, and mostly happens for memory heavy operations (memtester and heavy file operations like checking out the whole kernel code). The last panic I hit has no meaningful kernel calltrace, just el0_error_naked (user space triggered, and memtester is running) At first I thought it's faulty ram, but when using the rockchip kernel from Armbian, it no longer crashes any more. I have no clue what's going wrong, device tree? idbloader? trust.img? Uboot? Or just upstream kernel sucks? (I really hate to admit the last one) Is there any upstream kernel precompiled in armbian for me to test so I could rule out one more problem? Thanks.
  10. chaijate

    Armbian for Amlogic S9xxx kernel 4.1x (>= ver 5.55)

    Previously, I used it on s905 / s912 installed on the micro sd-card (kernel 3.14). Very happy. Following the news @balbes150 about tested S905X2, I bought the T95Q (S905X2) and downloaded 5.77_20190408 to write on the sd-card but boot failed. I think I must understand something wrong. Please introduce me. Thank you.
  11. gprovost

    Helios4 Support

    @djurny We not sure what it could be. BTW is it a system from batch1 or batch2 ? We are asking because if it's batch2 and as you said the fan still spin after system has hanged, then it means PWM it is running, so the system is not completely hang. In order to narrow down the issue, could you swap the PSUs between your 2 Helios4 systems, to see if it could be a faulty PSU ? In any case, if we can't figure out the root cause, then we will proceed to a replacement of the board. @seawolfssn Sounds like power budget issue, the overall peripherals current consumption exceed the max power budget of Helios4. I'm a bit lost at some point in your explanation, what combination you tried with which HDD and in which order. Maybe a table would help that also show the exact HDD brand + model you are testing. Please note there are 2 power rails for the SATA HDDs, the 5V and the 12V. While the 12V rail is directly coming from the AC/DC PSU, the 5V rail is generated by a buck converter (step-down converter). This buck converter has several protection (over current, over voltage, temperature, etc..) that will switch off the buck converter if something wrong and latch it in this state until a full power cycle. So if by plugging in and out devices you triggered the buck converter protection, plugging/swapping devices might not work because the buck is latching in off state... you need to do a full power cycle (unplug / plug PSU). The same things apply for USB devices, there is a dedicated 5V rails for the USB ports with the same kind of protection and behavior described above.
  12. LogicalUnit

    Nextcloud slow to load

    Here is the link to my result: http://ix.io/1GPC I'm wondering if Armbian has any kind of standby/sleep functionality that might slow it down when it has been idle.
  13. sfx2000

    nvidia jetson nano

    Just makes me think of a quote from Jaws (applicable to power)
  14. TonyMac32

    nvidia jetson nano

    @manuti I keep a fire extinguisher nearby whenever I review Nvidia hardware too!
  15. TonyMac32

    nvidia jetson nano

    I did as well, but a while ago and through Seeed, so we'll see if I ever get it, they're backordered apparently/
  16. chwe

    Daily (tech related) news diet

    well.. there are some 'nice words' in swiss-german I think there's not really a good translation for it.. but basically.. No way in hell that I would study applied mathematics.. But if he likes it.. go for it... I don't think that we have to many good mathematicians around.. you would laugh how often I see solitaire open on one of the open access machines for some analytical chemistry devices... Problem here.. there's no decent structure editor opensource.. and most software for using other devices is either windows or for a few cases unix (well they also compile you a linux version now.).
  17. dchanceafs

    Zero Plus 2 H5 - g_ether

    Works great in in ARMBIAN 5.34.171121 nightly Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS 4.13.14-sunxi64 Fresh install of Armbian_5.75_Orangepizeroplus2-h5_Ubuntu_bionic_next_4.19.20 on new sd card. Simply logged in and changed password as required. Disabled g_serial in /etc/modules Then do modprobe g_ether and then dmesg, I get the following udc-core: couldn't find an available UDC - added [g_ether] to list of pending drivers Have never build a kernel...
  18. sfx2000

    Daily (tech related) news diet

    Little one is post-grad at UCSD - working on his masters and pre-work for his PHd program there... I keep warning him about getting too deep.. Applied Mathematics - I used to be able to help him with his homework in AP-Math back in High School, but these days, even as a 30 year veteran of the Wireless community, some of the stuff is way over my head. Makes me happy with my BSEE from University of Montana (USA)
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  20. sfx2000

    Daily (tech related) news diet

    Chromebook with Linux App Support - makes things really cool... Lenovo N22 Touch - this is the machine I take with me to China... Byobu makes things useful on the road in a terminal - along with my USB150 over Wireguard back to the office. On the desktop - it's BBedit for the most part - Windows is nice for vendor support apps and solitaire
  21. chwe

    Daily (tech related) news diet

    well I think the extra bucks for 16gb in my small notebook was worth it.. And normally projects I load aren't that heavy so that it works decent... But for most of the stuff I do, Notepad++ is sufficient.. Well since I don't do in tech but in science.. It's not really 'as inclusive' here.. Most people here in biology or chemistry do bachelors, masters followed by 4years PhD (and if you want to be in a 'big company' in research + 2 years post doc). Means roughly 10-12 years after high-school.. Being pregnant and you won't enter a lab anymore (it's also an insurance thing).. Assuming that you don't want to start your working (after university) career with getting pregnant in the first year.. don't plan to have kids before being ~33.. Or take a break in your PhD or postdoc.. and lab-work is often not really compatible with a normal work day (e.g. experiments/reaction which should be monitored but having a duration of 10-16hours.. including set-up such a reaction, you can easy spend 'a bit longer' in the lab..) Assuming we want to make it more inclusive. Do we organize a kindergarden which has 'enlarged opening hours' or stop such experiments at all.. Or is it no longer expected that 'besides your normal working day' you should spend some extra hours.. As a famous example: Is this really an issue or not? Actually it would be an interesting topic to discuss, but one wrong word and you got the jackpot of being a shitbag across the whole internet..
  22. But it works... wg is cool as CPU load is minimal, compared to the CPU intense OpenVPN - Enter MIPS24Kc, which would be comparable to ARM11 - Pre-ARM Cortex-A7... the other day, two clients attached, and CPU load was 3 percent, and that's with Stubby and WG active over a 4G mobile hotspot (USB-150 was WiFi to the phone as WAN, and routing from there to two WiFi clients) I suppose this is the difference between an Application focused SoC vs a Network focused platform. There's another thread where I chat a bit about MIPS - interesting arch there for networking stuff... Anyways - the openwrt repo's also support Tor, which may be of some interest to some...
  23. amirul

    Armbian for Amlogic S9xxx kernel 4.1x (>= ver 5.55)

    Seems that the entropy daemon haveged fails to start with recent kernels. I find that adding --data=16 to DAEMON_ARGS in /etc/defaults/haveged allows the daemon to start successfully.
  24. Seasalt

    Armbian for Amlogic S9xxx kernel 4.1x (>= ver 5.55)

    The delay before Login in babes s912 Armbian has only appeared in the last few weeks. Why was the source of en-trophy Ok before and now delayed?
  25. sfx2000

    nvidia jetson nano

    Pulled the trigger and ordered one... Arrow and Amazon were sold-out, so ordered direct from nVidia - should be here sometime next week... Hopefully have some time to play with it - busy up to my elbows with jobby-job stuff right now, and that needs to get done...
  26. Very interesting, too bad it's not ARM based.
  27. Something to consider... https://www.gl-inet.com/products/gl-usb150/ MIPS based - but full OpenWRT/Linux under the hood - wireguard client/server and OpenVPN client/server - plug into the PC/Mac/Linux and it is an ethernet device, but not needed, just give it power and it'll run... If one is bent toward WiFi hacking, the SoC WiFi is ATH9K based, which is one of the better WiFi chips for documentation purposes...
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