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  1. including setup of serial port and i2c on that first armbian-config menu item??
  2. Just checked that -I have the latest version
  3. Hi Brand new (stretch) setup - armbian-config does not seem to want to change keyboard or allow hardware setup for i2c etc. I recall in the past using this board with Armian and having no issues. grabbed latest armbian-config update - that didnt improve things. Under system and wireless options in armbian-config - toggle hardware configuration is empty - ie nothing on left or right. Ideas anyone?
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  5. I may be being thick but when I went here... https://www.armbian.com/orange-pi-plus-2e/ All I'm seeing is 2 large "legacy" buttons so I assumed that is all there is for this board.
  6. Sorry about the delay - sleep (UK) Linux plus2e 4.11.5-sun8i #11 SMP Fri Jun 23 20:03:23 CEST 2017 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux
  7. Ok, I got it - all on one line... overlays=uart1 uart2 uart3 i2c0 i2c1 Even the unused UU has disappeared - and all is well.
  8. Groan... but now the serial doesn't work any more (write error despite permissions being fine)... I think altering the FEL file might've done that as the serial overlays are still there... permissions look ok too.
  9. HOWEVER Adding these following your earlier example overlays=i2c1 overlays=i2c0 Has moved an ugly UU entry to i2c1 - and my device now appears on i2c0 - - and..... the display WORKS - Wheeeeeeee. Thanks!
  10. [twi0_para] twi0_used = 1 twi0_scl = port:PB00<2><default><default><default> twi0_sda = port:PB01<2><default><default><default> Also one for twi1_para - and a twi_para - I set all 3 to 1 - recompiled - rebooted - no difference whatsoever... still - at least now i know how to manipulate that file... I don't think it has done anything though... the script.bin file has definitely been updated...
  11. Hi there - no it is not appearing - but usually I use I2c1 - and there you have hit my limit - I have NO idea how to use that FEX - indeed I found an editor in the config and now I can't find that - but no I have not enabled them in FEX - it would be nice to enable i2c1 - ????
  12. Erm I wonder if I can push my luck - the Serial is all working now... but when I come to look at I2c - (i2cdetect) only I2c 0 is there... and that appears to be pins 3 and 5 on the 40 way connector - but taking my SSD1306 display (I put them on all my boards with a little Python driver) - and plugging it in - nothing is showing on port 3c.... unusual... any thoughts?
  13. Thank you... Well I clicked on LEGACY for this board as that's the only one I could find on the Armbian site (Orange Pi Plus 2E) - please point me elsewhere if I picked the wrong one - however - your fixes worked. I had already had a go with the FEL editor - not having a clue what I was doing - simply setting the current 0 setting for the 3 serial ports to 1 - but that didn't work (it did result in a WHOLE boatload of serial ports however, appearing in DEV) But just adding in the setting you both provided - works a treat - all 3 ports work and I can forget about the debug port - though it really would be good to know how to turn that debug off on port 0 - utterly wasted for me, once I'm up and running.
  14. Hi Can someone help. I have the current "legacy" ubuntu for Orange Pi Plus 2E - installed this morning. Everything seems fine except - I cannot figure out how to enable the serial port ttyS0 for general use - the console keeps grabbing it - I tried altering the boot cmd from console=both to console=tty1 - and I recompiled that as per the instructions - no difference - I can see on boot up that it is setting up ttys0 for debugging - and when I try to enable and then use it in Node-Red - it works at first - then some debug info comes in - and Node-Red loses control of the serial port. Can anyone help - also - SURELY there is more than one serial port on this board? The connector suggests at least 3 - but only ttyS0 is showing up in /dev - ideas? (without recompiling the entire operating system)?
  15. Erm ho wants A64 for IOT? Don't underestimate people's ability to go further than you might imagine. I do a LOT of stuff with Node-Red and the Pi at times shows it's lack of power. I'm hoping the Odroid will prove to be better but simple benchmarks for that A64 unit suggest it will go further.