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  1. Look into mmc-utils. This is the tool you want to use to interact with SD/MMC/eMMC devices. SD cards do not use SMART, you might have to dig a bit further to find out how to check their health status. I found a doc from Micron that might be helpful: https://media-www.micron.com/-/media/client/global/documents/products/technical-note/sd-cards/tnsd02_enable_sd_health_monitor_system.pdf?rev=1fee627f3c974c139b3533bdd47a635f Additionally, you must use a native mmc interface to interact with your card, such as MicroSD card slots that are directly attached to the SoC, a PCIe b
  2. Hello everyone, I have a nanopi r2s running the latest minimal focal image, and I'm having trouble with the network configuration. Context: I have an intranet connected to the LAN port (lan0), and my home network connected to the WAN port (eth0). The intranet does not connect to the internet, and both networks have functional DHCP servers on different IP ranges. For some reason the system thinks it should try to access the internet via my intranet, which is definitely not going to work. Suppose the intranet is, how can I tell the system to use this
  3. It's rather unfortunate that they took out USB otg on the NEO3 Thermal issue was confirmed by a friend. Thing runs at 85C on light loads.
  4. This will almost certainly have thermal issues (see: R2S). The small heat sink they currently have is absolutely pathetic. I'll be waiting for an aluminium enclosure
  5. imho H5 runs *much* cooler than RK3328 does, which makes it an appealing target for me personally
  6. You stated the image size is fixed but I'm failing to understand why, could you please elaborate a little bit?
  7. Balbes, please consider shrinking the rootfs partition in your images, since it will be automatically expanded on first boot anyway. Reducing that partition to 1GB would be great. Currently the images take up around 5GB each when decompressed, imo it's a bit waste of space when there's only less than 1GB of actual data in them. This wasn't so much of a problem back when BalenaEtcher had the ability to stream images from archives, so I could simply not decompress them and use them as-is. However, they recently removed this feature and started decompressing the images to disk everyti
  8. Thanks for pointing me to the right direction, but sadly I can't make get the mainline u-boot to work. Everything I do seems to lead to the same "Synchronous Abort" handler error.
  9. I'm trying to get this to work but the board will always reboot itself with this error: gxl_p230_v1#fatload usb 0 0x01000000 u-boot.bin reading u-boot.bin 851968 bytes read in 43 ms (18.9 MiB/s) gxl_p230_v1#go 0x01000000 ## Starting application at 0x01000000 ... "Synchronous Abort" handler, esr 0x02000000 ELR: 1000000 LR: 77ee4824 x0 : 0000000000000001 x1 : 0000000073ede1b8 x2 : 0000000073ede1b8 x3 : 0000000001000000 x4 : 0000000000000020 x5 : 000000008c137742 x6 : 0000000077f41000 x7 : 000000000000000f x8 : 0000000077f5f748 x9 : 0000000000000000 x10: 00000000003e0000 x11: 00000
  10. Recently I found out that userspace programs cannot allocate memory beyond 900MB for some reason. The box has 2GB of ram, but no matter what I do, the ram usage (observed in htop) will be capped at about 900MB. The disk cache can use the memory beyond 900MB, but user programs can't. I've tried opening a large amount of tabs in Chromium or Firefox, stress-ng --vm, none of them can utilize the memory beyond 900MB and will simply act like the system has ran out of memory. Note that I needed to turn off the zram swap or my system will freeze if it uses more than 1GB of ram. I can relia