I'm trying to get F18 running on the globalscale mirabox.
It comes preloaded with Debian Squeeze. As a first step I've tried
downloading the generic
rootfs from the
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/F18/Remixes page; I've
tried both the arm and armhfp versions, and even tried an armv5 kirkwood
All of them behave the same. I unpack the rootfs into /mnt/f18, and then
try to chroot into
it. The first two or three times I try it, it comes back with either
"Illegal instruction" or
"Segmentation fault", but after a few times I successfully get into the
chroot. Then for pretty
much every command inside it's the same thing. First few times it runs
it fails with one of
the two errors above, then it starts working and appears to keep working
for an indeterminate
amount of time.
I've tried to start rebuilding rpms from source in the chroot but things
never work long enough
to get anything built.
I've also (and this part is probably off-topic) tried building rpms from
the debian environment,
and that's failing because gcc gives an error when explicitly compiling
$ gcc -c ui.c -march=armv7
ui.c:1: error: target CPU does not support ARM mode
Additionally, I've tried building gcc 4.8.0 from source, and that errors
../.././gcc/config/arm/neon.md: In function 'const char*
../.././gcc/config/arm/neon.md:3953:1: internal compiler error: Illegal
[(set_attr "neon_type" "neon_shift_2")]
../.././gcc/config/arm/neon.md:3953:1: internal compiler error:
# cat /proc/cpuinfo
Processor : Marvell PJ4Bv7 Processor?? rev 1 (v7l)
BogoMIPS : 1199.30
Features : swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp vfpv3 vfpv3d16
CPU implementer : 0x56
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant : 0x1
CPU part : 0x581
CPU revision : 1
Hardware : Marvell Armada-370
Revision : 0000
Serial : 0000000000000000
Looking for any help on how to debug or how to proceed.
This is one for P (Peter?) Robinson I think.
I have just done fedup-cli on my Raspberry Pi which worked fine but on
re-booting there is no
boot menu from grub - it simply boots, as before, into FC17 with graphical
I looked at /boot and see that there is an executable file vmlinuz-fedup
I just execute it and hope for the best? I recently did the same operation
for fc17 -> fc18 on
my 686 machine which went without a hitch - perhaps because it always gives
(brief glimpse of!) a grub boot menu.
Good day all,
Please join us today (Wednesday, April 3rd) at 4PM EDT (8PM UTC)
for the Fedora ARM weekly status meeting in #fedora-meeting-1 on Freenode.
On the agenda so far..
0) Status of ACTION items from our previous meeting
1) Problem packages
2) A10 Support in Fedora 19
3) Generating the 'boot.scr' for release - Gruboot? Anaconda Library?
4) F19 Alpha image creation
5) Open Floor
If there is something that you would like to discuss that isn't mentioned
please feel free to bring it up at the end of the meeting or send an email
to the list.