Re: Improved support for BeagleBone (Black) for Fedora 20

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On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 12:10 PM, Kyle McMartin <kyle@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 12:58:01PM -0400, Jason Kridner wrote:
>> Did you know that BeagleBone Black is *true* open hardware? This means
>> that people can readily take the design and make their own custom
>> changes to it even prototyping it in low quantities, such as being
>> supported for the upcoming Arduino TRE. The same can't be said for
>> some other boards in the same price range also looking to get Linux in
>> the hands of more people.
>>
>> It is also $35 to distributors and those including it in other open
>> hardware projects.
>>
>> OK, it might not have been best for me to start with a sales pitch,
>> but it seems to me a lot of people aren't aware.
>>
>> I'd like to figure out who has interest in improving Fedora support on
>> BeagleBone Black and what I can do to help them. We have a running
>> image of Fedora...
>>
>> http://beagleboard.org/fedora has a bit more information on that as
>> well as the desired end experience
>>
>> ...but there are a lot of things that need to be done to try to make
>> it more appealing to expose more "makers" to Linux.
>>
>> First and foremost, support needs to be in the Fedora mainline, not on
>> a remix. I'd be very happy if I was copied on any blocking issues in
>> that regard so that I can help get them addressed.
>>
>
> Thanks! I've got a trimmed down patchset that I'm ready to apply to
> Fedora for it, just waiting on some test results and some config tweaks,
> and then we should be good to go on F-20. I'll let you know as soon as
> we have images for you.

fyi-

Kyle, as i haven't seen your patchset/config

If you happened to start with our reference 3.12 config from
github.com/beagleboard/kernel there was an issues where the usb host
port was not working..  That has now just been fixed, essentially
disabling: CONFIG_USB_OTG_WHITELIST

Regards,

-- 
Robert Nelson
http://www.rcn-ee.com/
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