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9 hours ago, vobo70 said:

can you tell me is it enough?


Its enough to convince me the problem is real, but the main problem remains - I have no time to deal with this in a near future. 

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I checked this image:




and both my SSD and HDD are visible:


Disk /dev/sda: 111.8 GiB, 120034123776 bytes, 234441648 sectors
Disk model: SanDisk SSD PLUS
Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes


but wifi does not work in this build

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On 5/12/2020 at 7:53 AM, vobo70 said:

Any news?


news for users

support terms

- communication rules


According to our tiny capacity which you don't support and existing plans I think this task might be addressed fastest by the end of the year https://armbian.atlassian.net/browse/AR-191 It might not be big, but it require time and focus. Perhaps the same amount then answering on this post.

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On 5/14/2020 at 9:35 PM, vobo70 said:

but wifi does not work in this build

Better create a new topic for this issue and dont forget to add a up-to-date armbianmonitor -u output.

This one can so be marked as virtual solved.

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[    2.659400] ahci-sunxi 1c18000.sata: supply ahci not found, using dummy regulator
[    2.659660] ahci-sunxi 1c18000.sata: supply phy not found, using dummy regulator
Linux bananapipro 5.10.60-sunxi #21.08.2 SMP Tue Sep 14 16:28:44 UTC 2021 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux
ii  binutils-arm-linux-gnueabihf     2.34-6ubuntu1.1                   armhf        GNU binary utilities, for arm-linux-gnueabihf target
ii  linux-base                       4.5ubuntu3.6                      all          Linux image base package
ii  linux-dtb-current-sunxi          21.08.2                           armhf        Linux DTB, version 5.10.60-sunxi
ii  linux-image-current-sunxi        21.08.2                           armhf        Linux kernel, version 5.10.60-sunxi
ii  linux-libc-dev:armhf             21.08.1                           armhf        Armbian Linux support headers for userspace development
ii  linux-u-boot-bananapipro-current 21.08.2                           armhf        Uboot loader 2021.07
ii  selinux-policy-default           2:2.20190201-8                    all          Strict and Targeted variants of the SELinux policy
ii  selinux-utils                    3.0-1build2                       armhf        SELinux utility programs


0. Correct connection (not over otg), 2 boards, 2 ssds, focal+bionic, bpi+bpipro images tested.

1. The error says about "AHCI not found".
"/proc/device-tree/" has a node "ahci-5v" and no "ahci".

2. My board in bananapipro same as


(Not the BP1 / not Pro)

3. It worked with older images (~2018-2019). Back from times when there were a mixup between lemaker banana pi and banana pro.

4. With bpi focal image (not PRO) comes the notorios power up failed:
[    2.695063] ahci-sunxi 1c18000.sata: PHY power up failed.
[    2.695422] ahci-sunxi: probe of 1c18000.sata failed with error -5
PS: I tried the BPI image because back then in another thread manually installing `linux-u-boot-bananapipro-next` (and now linux-u-boot-bananapipro-current) actually solved the problem (plus copying pro dtb to bananapi).


4. I have 2 boards, so both are currently unusable.


5. To compile a kernel I don't have any machine with required spec. Maybe a single working kernel could be provided by others who solved this by compiling? Thank you for your/any efforts/help.


[Happy new Year!]


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