On 09/20/2016 10:57 PM, Mohammed Berdai wrote:
> On 09/18/2016 04:18 PM, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
>> I updated the ar7 target to kernel 4.4 in this branch:
>> If you have any device supported by this target please test it and
>> report back if the ar7 target is still working with kernel 4.4 like
>> with the old kernel or if you see new problems. Please report back if it
>> worked and if it does not work. I only compile tested this because I do
>> not have this hardware.
>> Having the target at kennel 4.4 is a requirement to get it into the next
>> Lede-dev mailing list
> I tested your git rep before kernel 4.4 commit and after it.
> I have Dlink DSL-624 and DSL-524. They have identical hardware. The former
> has a Wifi card.
> I have already tested John's (blogic)) repo when he tried to port AR7 to 4.4
> and reported back.
> These are the results:
> before 4.4 commit (kernel 3.18.29):
> * Ethernet ports work (ping works)
> * via UART, boot msgs appear almost normal except two/three lines
> * also via UART, greeting msg and results of commands appear scrambled
> late msgs from boot like random: nonblocking pool is initialized still
> appear normal
> after 4.4 commit:
> * no response from pinging at 192.168.1.1. In some rare cases I get only one
> response during early boot.
> * large portion of boot msgs get omitted after 10 seconds
> * no results are shown when issuing commands via UART.
> These issues happened exactly the same as John's attempt to port 4.4 two
> months ago
Thank you for the information. Have you every tried kernel 4.1 in LEDE?
To know if kernel 4.1 also has these problems would help to narrow the
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