Re: bananaPro | debian jessie doesn't boot; trying to establish a serial connection
On Thu, 2016-02-11 at 21:03, toogley wrote:
> i have a Banana Pro which i want to boot a debian jessie from. I know HDMI
> doesn't work, so I want to have a serial connection for configuring ssh.
> 1. $ wget http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/jessie/main/installer-armhf/current/images/netboot/SD-card-images/firmware.BananaPro.img.gz
> 2. $ wget http://ftp.nl.debian.org/debian/dists/jessie/main/installer-armhf/current/images/netboot/SD-card-images/partition.img.gz
> 3. $ zcat firmware.BananaPro.img.gz partition.img.gz > netinstall.img
> 4. My Banana Pro has three pins in the corner of the LAN Port. I've
> connected my
> Pins accoring that http://wiki.lemaker.org/File:USBpl2303.jpg picture
> --> GND; white --> RX; Green --> TX; leaving the red one out) and plugged
> power adapter.
> 5. i've set up my minicom like here
> - Serial Device to /dev/ttySzero
Are you using USB to serial adapter?
It is usually /dev/ttyUSB0 (or /dev/ttyUSB1 if you have more interfaces
connected to computer) and not /dev/ttyS0.
> - Bps 9600 BN1
> - modem init and reset strings are already removed
> 6. only the red power lamp is on and minicom says 'offline'