Re: StrongARM-based Intrinsyc Cerfboard and Compact Flash craziness
From: Marco Cavallini [KOAN] (infoNOSPAM_at_koansoftware.com)
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 2005 16:51:48 +0100
>> We worked on a CerfBoard with SA1110 ;-)
>> You have to switch to a more recent 2.4 kernel,
>> I suggest you at least linux-2.4.27.
> Hi Marco,
> Thanks for the info...the 2.4.9 kernel was the last one that was
> "officially" provided by Intrinsyc, which is why we were trying to
> stick with it. We did get a 2.4.18-based kernel up and running on our
> SA1110 board yesterday after tweaking a few things. However, I don't
> believe that this fixed our issues.
Which rmk patch are you using ?
> We can try to get to the 2.4.27
> kernel...out of curiousity, how did you pick this kernel, other than
> the fact that it is near the end of the 2.4.x series? Is there a
> specific fix in 2.4.27 that you are aware of that fixed an issue you
I used 2.4.18 version years ago,
and it fixed some issues,
you can see release notes here
I sent a patch in linux-2.4.27-vrs1
but is for (Cypress USB host)
If I remember well I solved CF problems upgrading Card Services.
> Also, out of curiousity, since Intrinsyc apparently doesn't support
> anything "officially" past 2.4.18 (and even that is only for
> XScale-based boards), how did you go about building and patching your
> kernel to get it to work? Did you just go to www.arm.linux.org.uk and
> grab the appropriate kernel and patch it against Intrinsyc's updates?
Get vanilla kernel-2.4.27 and the patch linux-2.4.27-vrs1 from
The most important thing is to switch to latest Card Services: 3.2.8
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