On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 1:18 PM, Steven Vanden Branden <stevenvandenbrandenst...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Hi, >> >> >> 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? > > I is indeed a cheap cortex A10 Alwinner tablet, with 1Gb ram. > I started from image > https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/27/Spins/armhfp/images/Fedora-Xfce-armhfp-27-1.6-sda.raw.xz > and used the bootloader for A10-OLinuXino-Lime in the arm-imamge-installer, > later on i replaced it with a bootloader compiled for the sun4i-a10-inet1 > target, compiled from the uboot repo.
For reference I enabled a bunch of these devices in the Fedora u-boot builds. I've not yet set them up in arm-image-installer but you can just symlink a device to the AllWinner SoC there so it's quite straight forward. > I update by sudo dnf update and everything still works except for the newer > kernel. > > Also its a inet 10F rev 03 model chipset. > >> >> Touch screen is no real surprise if it's an AllWinner based tablet, >> they change them constantly based on cost and availability. >> > the touchscreen is DPT 300-N3765A-C00, from the dpt group, i will see later > if i can get the driver information from the android fex file, but the fex > files have multiple touchscreens defined, so i will have to verify which one > later. > >> >> If one 4.13 works it's not surprising others do, what about 4.14.x >> >> > i will try the 4.14 kernel from koji as well. > >> Can you some how grab the output up until it goes blank, I suspect >> that last output might give us some idea. >> > the latest output is: > > starting kernel.. > then a black screen with the pinguin only (from uboot?), then that also > disappears, it seems the back-light is still on though, until i reset the > tablet, > could it be that the load address of the kernel is wrong (kernel size got > bigger?). > >> 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 understand, i will try with the that koji kernel as well. >> >> 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. >> >> >> 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 > > Thanks for all the info, I have spotted what i think is the serial > connectors, and i will try tomorrow to get serial working so i can give a > better log (of the koji kernel) boot sequence. > _______________________________________________ > arm mailing list -- email@example.com > To unsubscribe send an email to arm-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org _______________________________________________ arm mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to arm-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org