Stargate Logo  Secured by phpPhobos

Smurphtools   
  Login  - No Account?  Create One   
Search 
Wednesday, 11 December 2019  -
News FeedRSS Feed
rss rdf  
  Home 
  Authentication 
 Documentation 
    Site Documentation 
    About me 
  Legal Notice 
 Applications 
    Web Links 
 RC Models 
    RC Models 
    RC Batteries 
 Modules 
    Downloads 
    Weblinks 
 Blacklists 
    Blacklist 
    Blockout 
    DNS Blacklist 
 Registered Bloggers 
  Blog de Maiwenn 
  Blog de Morgane 
  Joerg's Blog 
 Gallery [Listing]
  > Diving 
  > Martinique 
  > Steampunk 
  > RC Planes 
  > FPV Drones 
  > Indy travels 
  > Budapest 
 FAQ  [ Topics  ]
 Common Linux problem... 
 Routerboard RBxxxAH 
 Apple Mac-mini 
 PHP Phobos 
 Stargate's Backup sc... 
 eBook Reader / PRS-5... 
 RC Models 
 Server in SolLan 
 System Stats [ Index ]
 Router
  > Gateway 
 Server
  > Stargate 
  > Halley 
 Client
  > RemPi 
Question ? Building the 2.6 kernel for the Epia M10000 Board with Nemiah CPU   [
View DetailsView details
|
Print ViewPrint view
]

 The 2.6.2 kernel works well on the EPIA boards, but the patch is not as well developed as the 2.4 patch. First, start with a recent distribution - I used Fedora core 1. Download the 2.6.2 kernel from kernel.org. Next, download the 2.6.1 kernel patch. Don't worry - the 2.6.1 patch works with the 2.6.2 kernel source but we will have to create a symlink so that the patch finds the source tree. Next, extract and patch the kernel:

bash$ tar -xjf linux-2.6.2.tar.bz2
bash$ cd linux-2.6.2
bash$ gunzip -c ../via-v4l-1.4a-drm.patch.gz | patch -p1

If you have a more recent kernel - as the 2.6.11.5 - you don' t need to patch it - as all required patches are in the main kernel stream.
Next we have to configure the kernel. If you want, you can download this stripped down config file. Copy it to linux-2.6.2/.config and execute the make xconfig. The example config file is designed for a Nehemiah processor. If you are using an earlier processor then you must change the CPU type to C3. Then save and build.

bash$ make xconfig
bash$ make bzImage
bash$ make modules
bash$ su
Password:
bash# make modules_install
bash# make install

You should know how to modify your boot configuration to boot from the new kernel. Note that I have not been able to use the VESA framebuffer with the 2.6.2 kernel - the virtual terminals are blank. So boot in normal 80x25 mode. You will load the drivers manually (or edit your init scripts):

bash# /sbin/modprobe uhci-hcd
bash# /sbin/modprobe via82cxxx_audio
bash# /sbin/modprobe hid
bash# /sbin/modprobe agpgart
bash# /sbin/modprobe via_agp
bash# /sbin/modprobe via_v4l_drv
bash# /sbin/modprobe via

Also, you may need to edit your /etc/modules.conf file. The usb module has changed names, so you should have something like this:

alias usb-controller uhci-hcd
alias usb-controller1 uhci-hcd

 

Entered by smurphy on Saturday, 18 August 2007 @ 23:57:58  
Linux on VIA Epia Hardware - Epia M10000 / Hush, # Hits: 86128

Attach   config-2.6.2  [ 26,939 bytes - application/octet-stream ]
Attach   config-2.6.11-epiam-r5  [ 34,360 bytes - text/plain ]
Attach   Epia-M10000_kernel_config_2.6.x.txt  [ 26,211 bytes - text/plain ]
  Back Back  
 
Problems to  root(-AT-)solsys(-DOT-)org  - best viewed @ 1920bpp
This site is powered by phpPhobos v2.0b446
© J. Mertin smurphy(-AT-)solsys(-DOT-)org 
Icons - Copyright Breeze artists GPL 2+