[fedora-arm] F20 Beta-5 on BeagleBone Black
robertcnelson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 3 00:44:28 UTC 2013
On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 4:27 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 10:09:03PM +0100, Jos Vos wrote:
>>> I did not have anything connected except RJ45 (I read somewhere USB
>>> doesn't work with Fedora, so USB does work for a serial console?),
>> USB serial connectors certainly do work in Fedora.
> I believe he's referring to using the OTG port on the board as a
> serial adapter. In the 3.11.x release that will be GA that
> functionality doesn't work. I have all the kernel stuff enabled in
> 3.12 but I need to finish hacking up some systemd stuff so that I can
> make it work OOTB with the adapter.
> Just to clarify for everyone else here at the moment you need a USB to
> TTY serial adapter to plug into the 6 pin header on the BBBlack
> motherboard. The USB OTG port doesn't currently work.
> As for the LEDs similarly the reason they don't work is that the
> support isn't currently in the Device Tree file. We have all the
> required drivers there and I'm looking to make sure this is in place
> for the 3.12 kernel as well.
The "boot" LED's are utilized in Angstrom/Ubuntu/Debian via u-boot,
purely for end user debugging..
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