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Old 11-05-2016, 08:14 AM   #46
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Cool


there's a command:
Code:
$ cal 2017
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FWIW
 
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Old 11-06-2016, 08:24 PM   #47
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FWIW, I got the latest current

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Tue Sep 20 15:15:51 UTC 2016
to boot on a BeagleBone Black using the Debian 8.4 kernel from the BeagleBone.org downloads. Though its working on the messy hacked method I got to work before so I think I'm going to put some effort into trying to getting it working right now.
 
Old 11-07-2016, 10:10 AM   #48
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a BBB HOWTO would be more than welcome here, maybe even give some feedback (got one beside)
 
Old 11-07-2016, 10:55 AM   #49
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There are a couple BBB howto's out in the 'net which follow very similar to the manual install method for the RPi where you format a card, extract the (Slackware) minirootfs to it and then put in the boot files form another distro to make it boot.

I've never been able to get the BBB to boot that way though. What I ended up doing was writing an debian image to the card then overlaying the (Slackware) minirootfs over top of that and it booted and ran which tells me Slackware can work there but I now have a very messy mix of slackware/debian file system. I'm trying now to get it done properly without the mix of debain stuff.

I think I have it booting slack but loose the serial debug part way through. once the wife and kids are in bed I can plug hdmi into the tv and see if its booting all the way and just loosing serial like think or if its actually crashing at that point.

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Old 11-08-2016, 04:53 AM   #50
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sounds like a :sleeverollup: kind of bussines?

Since SARPI has official Slackware support, and I got the Rpi3 running easy, maybe I address the BBB if time permits?

Let's race who comes first ?
 
Old 11-08-2016, 05:49 AM   #51
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The RPi doesn't have official Slackware support, its community supported as well.

I've had the BBB running Slackware before but it was a messy setup so I'm trying to do it right this time. Seems like it should be pretty straightforward but its apparently not.

Looking at one of their debian downloads they left the kernel config file so I thought about going ahead and compiling a kernel based off that rather than using theirs.

You want me to start another thread BBB specific and we can work on it there?

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Old 11-08-2016, 10:05 AM   #52
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I admit I confuse at times community support vs official support.
The community (around here) is so friendly and helping that it often surpasses that of paid support services.
So guilty or not, I happen to mix that

Yes Sarpi has community maintainer.

The Banana PI seems to be getting some official support here? Up until 14.2 there was none...

The BBB on the other hand seem to be of the "lesser known" SBC out there, a "promising child" that didn't deliver?

I really like the two specialized processors it has (besides ARM) and it seemed like a interesting project, but the odd startup pin-power requirements, early device tree implementation scared me off at the time...

I feel I'm ready for a re-try this time? ("bring it on" )
 
Old 11-08-2016, 11:15 AM   #53
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I got the BBB because its more open hardware. I can go to digikey or mouser and order the TI ARM CPU in single quantity and build one myself if I wanted.
 
Old 11-08-2016, 12:42 PM   #54
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Yes I'm really pleased with the Community efforts - I didn't know what if anything would become of it, so I'm pleased it's working out.

The "officially supported" (i.e. I like the device so I bought one) are here:
http://arm.slackware.com/supportedplatforms/
 
Old 11-08-2016, 12:47 PM   #55
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Has the official supported been updated recently? I don't recall the Banana being on there before. Maybe the last time I looked was 14.1.

Some of the hardware listed doesn't even seem to be current selling so I always wondered why those were supposed when other hardware like the Pi seems to be more popular selling.
 
Old 11-08-2016, 02:53 PM   #56
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Has the official supported been updated recently? I don't recall the Banana being on there before. Maybe the last time I looked was 14.1.
The Banana Pi did not exist when 14.1 was released, but as you can see, the page links to a table which tells you which device is supported by which Slackware release.

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Some of the hardware listed doesn't even seem to be current selling so I always wondered why those were supposed when other hardware like the Pi seems to be more popular selling.
The Trimslice isn't available now, no but it's supported because I have one and it works.
I do not appreciate how the RPI ecosystem works and the device itself doesn't interest me. The Slackware name is Pat's and he trusts me to put my work out there to meet his standards.

I can't incorporate, curate nor test anybody else's work to make sure it meets the standards, so the 'Community Supported' idea was born.
 
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Old 11-08-2016, 05:36 PM   #57
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Too many Pi's to keep track of. mmm, pie

I think I was looking at http://docs.slackware.com/howtos:hardware:arm:start

It lists the Banana Pi now.

hmm, Banana is using U-boot like the Beagle.

I was thinking the Banana was older. I picked up an M1 a while ago because it was cheap on clearance so I figured it had been out a while before they marked it down.

I see there are a bunch of Bananas now, are all officially supported or should each model be listed like the Rasberry's?


Section 0.0 the link in the how to connect the pins needs updated to:
http://wiki.lemaker.org/BananaPro/Pi..._to_the_system

from:
http://wiki.lemaker.org/BananaPro/Pi..._to_the_system

they appear to have changed it from log in to login

Your BananaPi.sdcard_latest.img.xz in the INSTALL_BANANAPI.TXT you just wrote the MLO and u-boot.img and then dd'ed that to save a step?

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Old 11-08-2016, 06:09 PM   #58
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Since SARPI has official Slackware support, and I got the Rpi3 running easy, maybe I address the BBB if time permits?
The SARPi project does not have "official support". It's a community effort only. It can never be officially supported in its current capacity because SARPi uses firmware and kernel sources from the Raspberry Pi github repository to build their installers. It seems to be a common misconception that SARPi is official in some way. As beneficial and/or helpful as it may be for Slackware ARM, SARPi is not endorsed by Pat Volkerding, or the Slackware team, or the Raspberry Pi foundation.
 
Old 11-08-2016, 07:05 PM   #59
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SARPI speaking of, it seems to be down, anyone else notice this?
 
Old 11-09-2016, 02:06 PM   #60
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The SARPi project does not have "official support". It's a community effort only. It can never be officially supported in its current capacity because SARPi uses firmware and kernel sources from the Raspberry Pi github repository to build their installers. It seems to be a common misconception that SARPi is official in some way. As beneficial and/or helpful as it may be for Slackware ARM, SARPi is not endorsed by Pat Volkerding, or the Slackware team, or the Raspberry Pi foundation.
I stand corrected, and do so a while now:

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I admit I confuse at times community support vs official support.
The community (around here) is so friendly and helping that it often surpasses that of paid support services.
So guilty or not, I happen to mix that

Yes Sarpi has community maintainer.

The Banana PI seems to be getting some official support here? Up until 14.2 there was none...

The BBB on the other hand seem to be of the "lesser known" SBC out there, a "promising child" that didn't deliver?

I really like the two specialized processors it has (besides ARM) and it seemed like a interesting project, but the odd startup pin-power requirements, early device tree implementation scared me off at the time...

I feel I'm ready for a re-try this time? ("bring it on" )
Anyhow, the SARPi was my first step, it is officially listed as community and I did fire off a bit too soon (enter faster than brains )

BBB uses U-boot too? U-boot enables a device to boot many ways and since BBB has on board flash, that could be nifty.

(note to self: get free time fast! :P)
 
  


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