On 04/13/2018 02:34 AM, Peter Robinson wrote: > Hi, > >> i have a inet 3f tablet (pov protab 255xxl) and managed to get fedora 27 >> running on the board with a inet1 dtb, > > That means nothing to me, I'm guessing it's a cheap AllWinner based > device, do you have any more details? Are you using a Fedora u-boot or > your own? If Fedora what's it called? What Fedora image are you using? > >> The kernel from the initial image boots and everything (except for the >> touchscreen) works. > > Touch screen is no real surprise if it's an AllWinner based tablet, > they change them constantly based on cost and availability. > >> this is version 4.13.3-300.fc27.amv7hl, >> i also installed version 4.13.9-300.fc27.amv7hl, > > If one 4.13 works it's not surprising others do, what about 4.14.x > >> and these also work fine, >> >> Then i updated to the latest fedora 27 kernel 4.15.15-300.fc27.armv7hl and >> this kernel starts booting, but then the screen goes blank, and i cannot >> login via ssh either, > > Can you some how grab the output up until it goes blank, I suspect > that last output might give us some idea. > >> the same happened with a self compiled kernel >> 4.17.0-0.rc0.git0.300.fc27.armv7hl with lima drivers patched. > > What about a Fedora 4.16.2 (built yesterday) kernel? Unfortunately we > can't help with custom built kernels, it's almost impossible to remote > debug the Fedora ones, custom is the never step of impossible. > >> I have tried to find the serial port pins on the board, but could not locate >> them, also kernel versions 4.14 i have not tried yet because i cannot find >> them precompiled.
Hi, It looks like sunxi.org has a web page for this device: http://linux-sunxi.org/INet_3F According to the wiki article the serial port pins are hidden under the touch screen cable. -Will > > Kernels can always be found in koji to download: > https://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=8 > You'll find every thing to the latest 4.17 linus snapshot there. > >> Are there any parameters i can change to try to make it boot, or get more >> output in the process? Or a link to documentation :) > > Sadly there's no MakeItWork kernel command line option, it's a matter > of getting debug and trying to work out what went wrong and why. We > don't explicitly support these devices due to the lack of ease of > supporting them as you're finding out, but we don't do anything to > actively stop them working, it's very much a best effort, I suspect > there's something upstream that has regressed, the question is working > out what, and the last of that early boot output will be the best spot > to start. > > Peter > _______________________________________________ > arm mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org > To unsubscribe send an email to arm-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org > _______________________________________________ arm mailing list -- email@example.com To unsubscribe send an email to arm-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org