[Cerowrt-devel] trying a pcengines box
Luis E. Garcia
luis at bitamins.net
Fri Apr 22 21:00:47 EDT 2016
Put tinyOS on a USB stick.
What do the first two lines fron BIOS/Boot sequence look like on your board?
Depending on the BIOS version preloaded on the board it might be able to
boot from the SD Card until it has been updated. PXE-Boot has been added in
the latest BIOS image - the menu option to enable it is there but on older
BIOS images it doesn't do anything - on the other hand on the latest image
it is enabled by default and you will always get the prompt to hit the key
to boot into it - after 10 seconds it times out and continues the boot
The male serial port is a hassle but I made an adapter to use the CISCO
style RJ45 to USB.
Did you get both the APU1 and APU2 boards?
On Friday, April 22, 2016, Dave Taht <dave.taht at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Luis:
> Well, the boards arrived today...
> Yea! The right gender serial port! A serial bios that...
> I tried to boot ubuntu 16.04, from a usb stick, it goes right to the
> I put in tinyOS on the SDcard slot, it's not recognised as a bootable
> option in the first place.
> I enable pxe-boot, it doesn't show up in the menu
> I read up on bootloader upgrades, it appears you need to have a booted
> os to run the bootloader upgrade.
> ? How do I get the darn thing booted?
> Aside from that ( :) ), it's a very good looking board that could do
> exactly what I need, for two full length radios (or one half length
> with an adaptor), I guess I'd find a machine shop to drill 4 new holes
> for antennas.
> I'm a little nervous about the heat spreader also - the single cpu
> memtest hits 60C.
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2016 at 12:12 AM, Luis E. Garcia <luis at bitamins.net
> > I have both boards and can say that they both very good networking
> > - the apu1 has the small issue of the Realtek drivers for the ethernet
> > ports, Pascal has solved that i the apu2 by going with Intel ethernet
> > - My guess is that they won't do a full marketing push on the apu2 until
> > bios for it is feature-complete (it's very close now).
> > On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Erkki Lintunen <erkki.lintunen at iki.fi
> >> > http://pcengines.ch/apu1d4.htm
> >> May it be you have missed their latest apu2 board with a better cpu?
> >> http://pcengines.ch/apu2b2.htm
> >> According to their price list apu2 with 4GB ram costs the same as
> >> apu1d4. A strange thing is that PC Engines is a bit shy on telling about
> >> apu2 and only link to apu2 product page I could find is very briefly on
> >> the bottom of their front page.
> >> - Erkki
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> Dave Täht
> Let's go make home routers and wifi faster! With better software!
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