Android kernel booting
#11
Hi Drag00n and Patrick,
I will email the latest boot.img (with Gbit Ethernet working) to both of you tomorrow. If other folks interest, we can post at Wiki page.
Regards,
TL Lim
#12
Thanks!
Another changes worth mentioning?
#13
(02-15-2016, 07:06 AM)tllim Wrote: Hi Drag00n and Patrick,
I will email the latest boot.img (with Gbit Ethernet working) to both of you tomorrow. If other folks interest, we can post at Wiki page.
Regards,
TL Lim

I'm also interested in latest boot.img.
Could you please post the latest boot.img at Wiki page?
Thanks.
#14
(02-15-2016, 08:10 AM)Hahaburger Wrote:
(02-15-2016, 07:06 AM)tllim Wrote: Hi Drag00n and Patrick,
I will email the latest boot.img (with Gbit Ethernet working) to both of you tomorrow. If other folks interest, we can post at Wiki page.
Regards,
TL Lim

I'm also interested in latest boot.img.
Could you please post the latest boot.img at Wiki page?
Thanks.

I will post on wiki once latest boot.img provided by engineer on today.
#15
(02-15-2016, 04:11 PM)tllim Wrote:
(02-15-2016, 08:10 AM)Hahaburger Wrote:
(02-15-2016, 07:06 AM)tllim Wrote: Hi Drag00n and Patrick,
I will email the latest boot.img (with Gbit Ethernet working) to both of you tomorrow. If other folks interest, we can post at Wiki page.
Regards,
TL Lim

I'm also interested in latest boot.img.
Could you please post the latest boot.img at Wiki page?
Thanks.

I will post on wiki once latest boot.img provided by engineer on today.
Hi folks,

You can download the latest boot.img from this link: https://app.box.com/s/bprrzom6tkviewlupw9327gvs0s219dv

The same image will post on wiki later today.

Regards,
TL Lim
#16
(02-15-2016, 10:04 PM)tllim Wrote:
(02-15-2016, 04:11 PM)tllim Wrote:
(02-15-2016, 08:10 AM)Hahaburger Wrote:
(02-15-2016, 07:06 AM)tllim Wrote: Hi Drag00n and Patrick,
I will email the latest boot.img (with Gbit Ethernet working) to both of you tomorrow. If other folks interest, we can post at Wiki page.
Regards,
TL Lim

I'm also interested in latest boot.img.
Could you please post the latest boot.img at Wiki page?
Thanks.

I will post on wiki once latest boot.img provided by engineer on today.
Hi folks,

You can download the latest boot.img from this link: https://app.box.com/s/bprrzom6tkviewlupw9327gvs0s219dv

The same image will post on wiki later today.

Regards,
TL Lim
The boot image already posted on the wiki page at http://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pine_A6...SP_Related
#17
You'll need more than this boot.img file to get Gb ethernet working.  I had to program the whole android image with phoenixcard and reload ubuntu onto the first partition to get the Gb ethernet working with linux; overwriting just the boot.img wasn't enough.  Probably a DTB and/or FEX change in addition to the kernel update.

Anyway, here are preliminary numbers on the Gb ethernet throughput.  The Pine64 board was hardwired to a 4-core, 2GHz Intel Core i7 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04.3 with a Realtek RTL8169 NIC.  Tests were performed with iperf on quiescent systems:

            1 thread       4 threads
inbound     880Mb/sec      940Mb/sec
outbound    400Mb/sec      850Mb/sec


These numbers are quite good for an ARM SoC. The FreeScale iMX6 line maxes out at around 1/2 these values (due to a bug in the chip itself), and the Cubietruck (Allwinner A20) runs at around 500-600Mb/sec.

Edit: changed above values from Gb to Mb (oops!)
#18
@TL Lim will you release the changes AS source? Best would be a pull request to https://github.com/longsleep/linux-pine6...ne64-hacks :-)

Thanks, Simon
#19
(02-17-2016, 01:11 AM)longsleep Wrote: @TL Lim will you release the changes AS source? Best would be a pull request to https://github.com/longsleep/linux-pine6...ne64-hacks :-)

Thanks, Simon
The only change is the Gigabit support.
#20
(02-17-2016, 06:28 AM)tllim Wrote:
(02-17-2016, 01:11 AM)longsleep Wrote: @TL Lim will you release the changes AS source? Best would be a pull request to https://github.com/longsleep/linux-pine6...ne64-hacks :-)

Thanks, Simon
The only change is the Gigabit support.

Would be nice to get this change into longsleeps kernel sources. The network performance there really needs a boost. Using the binary only kernel isn't a practical option.
I managed to get Docker support into this kernel and I'm in contact with Kai Kreuzer discussing the best way how to integrate OpenHAB.

Cheers,

Uli


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