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Re: [PATCH] Add support for the NanoPiNeo

Hey all,

I can confirm this patch still works, and the resulting stock image
has a working NIC on a NanoPi Neo. Install completed, no issues, and
the machine is ssh'able over my network.

Thanks, all! I'm one happy camper!

On Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 8:52 PM, Paul Tagliamonte <paultag@debian.org> wrote:
> It looks like the Debian package may be carrying the dwmac-sun8i
> driver. I'm going to test it out locally.
> On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Karsten Merker <merker@debian.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:23:52AM +0200, Karsten Merker wrote:
>>> On Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 11:11:56PM -0400, Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
>>> > vagrantc added support for the NanoPi in u-boot in version
>>> > 2016.03~rc3+dfsg1-1, and i've been playing with it since.
>>> > Finally, with Linux 4.13, the NanoPi emac driver has been
>>> > mainlined, and it (finally!) is starting to look sensible.
>>> >
>>> > I've got my NanoPi booted and the eth looking happy, but I've
>>> > not completed an install yet.  Attached is a patch to
>>> > generate the firmware image.  I was able to test the
>>> > generated image, and it booted.
>>> >
>>> > Attached is a patch against debian-installer/installer,
>>> > adding the NanoPiNeo to the u-boot-image-config.
>> [...]
>>> many thanks for the patch.  I will apply it to the d-i
>>> repository, but I would prefer to wait until we have have
>>> kernel 4.13 in unstable and can change the d-i kernel ABI
>>> setting accordingly.  Currently we build d-i based on kernel
>>> 4.12 which doesn't support the H3 EMAC, so a 4.12-based netboot
>>> image wouldn't be usable on a "plain" NanoPi Neo (i.e. without
>>> adding a USB-ethernet-adaptor).
>> Hello,
>> unfortunately some issues regarding the devicetree bindings for
>> the H3 EMAC driver couldn't be sorted out before the final
>> release of kernel 4.13.  As a result, the sunxi port maintainers
>> and the ARM-SoC maintainer have decided to revert the
>> corresponding patches and work on a proper solution during the
>> 4.14 development cycle:
>> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=fabed5ad230a5ff8320b2928ec20a52e59a9bf60
>> I'll keep your patch on my todo list and revisit it again once
>> the H3 EMAC driver is completely upstream (hopefully in kernel
>> 4.14).
>> Regards,
>> Karsten
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