[GTALUG] Cubox Dev Platform OS images?

Thomas Milne thomas.bruce.milne at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 19:42:30 UTC 2015

On Jan 9, 2015 9:20 PM, "Lennart Sorensen" <lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2015 at 11:51:33AM -0500, Thomas Milne wrote:
> > Any time ever would be absolutely amazing and appreciated. I know it's
> > a lot to ask. If you were willing, I could get it from you by Subaru
> > network of course :-)
> I am giving it a go at the moment when I have a bit of spare time.
> I now have the debian jessie 3.16 kernel running on the cubox.  It needed
> two small patches from the upstream kernel to fix a couple of tiny
> problems, and then I enabled about 8 missing config entries in the debian
> kernel.  With that and adding the CuBox to the flash-kernel package,
> I can now install a kernel and have it configure u-boot automatically
> the debian way.
> No graphics support yet, but I am testing a build with some patches
> pulled from Russell King's tree that might solve that.  It even includes
> support for using the marvell binary video decoder libraries with the
> video decoder hardware in the CPU, so perhaps that would be useful
> for something.

Weren't you going to use yours for video playback as part of whole home
theater setup? Or is this something different?

> So pretty soon I should be able to have a nice clean Jessie install
> of Debian with only a slightly modified debian kernel package matching
> exactly what Jessie expects (I was running a 3.8 kernel before).
> So far USB, uSD and SATA as well as the IR port are working with the
> Jessie kernel no problem.

Very cool. Jessie is really an incredible release.
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