Simple Question, has anyone successfully booted a 2Gb Pine?
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(04-04-2016, 04:34 AM)Andrew2 Wrote:
(04-04-2016, 04:05 AM)Keex Wrote: I have the 2GB Pine64+ and Android is running pretty well after I got the SD card flashed correctly. Ethernet is working, stuff like Netflix/Youtube works great. I used the latest Android image from the Download page.

Archlinux also worked, and so did RemixOS (but I settled on Android in the end).

So apparently you're using a 2GB board limited to 1GB memory since in all OS images except of the latest from longsleep (from yesterday) there exists an integer overflow in the GMAC driver that leads to crashes in Linux and endless boot loops in RemixOS when the full 2GB have been initialised.

But you're not affected by crashes and/or boot loops if you use the outdated 'official' Arch Linux or Android image (since DRAM initialisation there is broken and only 1 GB is recognised/used)

Interesting, did not notice that but I will check, if I find a way to display total memory in Android.


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RE: Simple Question, has anyone successfully booted a 2Gb Pine? - by Keex - 04-04-2016, 06:05 AM

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