Re: Support for Linkstation Mini / Marvell Orion / ARM926EJ ?
Joel Carnat <joel <at> carnat.net>
2012-05-07 14:06:12 GMT
Le 7 mai 2012 à 14:48, Jonathan A. Kollasch a écrit :
> On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 02:28:56PM +0200, Joel Carnat wrote:
>> I'm looking at modding my Buffalo Linkstation Mini (http://goo.gl/25bec).
>> Before using Linux Debian on it, I wanted to know if NetBSD supports this motherboard.
>> According to there (http://goo.gl/3dFv0), the ARM926EJ would be supported.
> It's not the CPU core to worry about, it's the SoC.
> (Though there are possibly some CPU cores we don't already support.)
> However, the 88F5182 SoC is already supported.
>> What is the support status for this board ?
> Unknown, but should be easy to add support. With serial console it
> should be somewhat straightforward to figure out where the kernel
> can be placed in RAM.
erf... I don't know the soldering way :-/
>> If supported, can it boot from internal disks ?
> My HP MV2120 (based on a similar SoC) can boot from ext2fs on
> internal disk (albeit much more slowly than it should).
>> And if so, is there some notes available somewhere that explains the installation process ?
> It tends to vary a bit with the particular U-Boot in flash.