Co-Pine-ON, Boot co-processor assistant
#1
Lightbulb 
Hi, just want to share a little idea (already tested) that I am using to 'assist' my Pine64+ board to boot...

My Pine64 has some kind of boot problem, it only run normally somewhere around 30% of the time (out of 10 times, only 3 boot is successful), perhaps a little more or little less...

Unable to understand the problem to try a correction, I had the idea of putting a microcontroller to issue a hardware-reset to the Pine64, every time that the Pine does not boot normally...

Well, the first prototype is working, need some fine tunning and improvements but the overall idea works...
[Image: pine64-drawing-v8-copineON-p1.jpg]


[Image: co-pine-on-photo-zoom-small.jpg]

For the moment, this is the only "stable" way I found to solve the boot issue I am having with my Pine64, and since I want to test/use/learn more this 64bit hardware with 64bit OS, it will be the *solution* for while...

The whole thing is documented and all the files are available:
HOWTO:
http://www13.plala.or.jp/pskitty/copineon.html

GitHub files:
https://github.com/valterfukuoka/copineon

Not a really good solution for people who have the same problem but can help depending on the reasons and goals in mind...

Regards all,
Valter
  Reply


Messages In This Thread
Co-Pine-ON, Boot co-processor assistant - by ecolezen - 06-25-2017, 05:53 PM

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  NetBSD for Pine A64(+) Luke 3 1,065 10-05-2019, 11:04 PM
Last Post: mrgtwentythree
  Can anyone run Boinc on Pine models? MarijusR 6 258 09-11-2019, 06:41 AM
Last Post: letarg
  There is a usable distro for Pine A64? polv89 6 1,943 06-09-2019, 03:32 PM
Last Post: dkebler
  Pine A64 stuck in boot process joey 1 228 05-28-2019, 09:07 PM
Last Post: joey
  Won't power on/boot -- kickstarter A64 2GB fuzzycuffs 3 1,103 02-22-2019, 03:25 AM
Last Post: GaryFunk
  dead Pine A64? Truglio 2 439 01-22-2019, 10:06 AM
Last Post: Truglio
  I2S Codec on Euler bus of Pine A64+ RANJITT76 8 1,146 01-17-2019, 02:25 AM
Last Post: ramstadt
  boot loop with lcd plugged in drock 0 213 01-09-2019, 01:37 AM
Last Post: drock
Rainbow Pine a64 + Armbian + RTL-SDR = fun Drowwy 5 767 10-11-2018, 11:46 AM
Last Post: Drowwy
  Selling Pine A64 with lots of accessories marcelser 1 562 09-26-2018, 11:25 PM
Last Post: ntindle

Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)