Martin Blumenstingl martin.blumenstingl at googlemail.com
Sun May 7 11:05:30 PDT 2017

Hi Oleg,

On Sun, May 7, 2017 at 7:36 PM, Oleg <balbes-150 at yandex.ru> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 2, 2017 at 8:37 AM, Oleg <balbes-150 at yandex.ru> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I want to help the platform support Amlogic (S8xx\S9xxx) on the new
>>> kernel.
>>> I have a few different model boards with the Amlogic S8xx\S9xxx with a
>>> connected console UART \ SSH.
>>> I can help with testing variants of the kernel on these boards.
>>> In what form can I help the project ?
>> I am currently trying to improve support for the older (32-bit) Meson
>> SoCs.
>> Unfortunately I only have a device with S812 (Meson8m2) - do you have
>> any boards with Meson8 (S802) or Meson8b (S805) SoC? we could team up
>> and add mainline support for your boards
>> current status on my Meson8m2 device is:
>> - USB works (I only tested host mode)
>> - SD card can be read and written
>> - ethernet (my device has 10/100Mbit/s only) works
>> Regards,
>> Martin
> Hi Martin.
> I have a TV box S812 MXIII_Plus (2\16 eMMC), and the 2 model S805 (1\8
> NAND). I know there are several users with different models s802 s805 s812
> who are willing to participate in testing. Today I tried to use Your kernel
> (branch meson-mx integration-4.12-20170506-5) to build a test image Armbian
> (Ubuntu server). The kernel runs, but the system fully not starts, stops
> without error message. I think this is due to the fact that I use dtb data
> that is not priznachena for my model s812.
is the .dtb (or .dts) of your device available in your github repo [0]?
also please note that you need to change the bootargs in u-boot before
you can boot a mainline kernel (see also [1]): setenv bootargs
"console=ttyAML0,115200" (without this your serial console won't work)


[0] https://github.com/150balbes/Amlogic_s905
[1] http://linux-meson.com/doku.php?id=start#bit_socs_meson8b_s805_or_older

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