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openSUSE 12.2 RC1 for ARM
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Author:  czp [ Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:44 pm ]
Post subject:  openSUSE 12.2 RC1 for ARM

Not yet tested, but openSUSE 12.2 ARM RC1 is released also for the EFIKA MX. See http://news.opensuse.org/2012/10/01/ann ... ndidate-1/ for details.

Author:  czp [ Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:41 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: openSUSE 12.2 RC1 for ARM

RC2 was also released: http://news.opensuse.org/2012/10/29/ope ... s-testing/
It has the current upstream kernel, meaning no graphics at all. One of the SuSE guys succeeded booting it, personally I spent the last couple of evenings with it, but it still stops with a:
Starting kernel ...

Author:  czp [ Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:06 am ]
Post subject:  Re: openSUSE 12.2 RC1 for ARM

http://download.opensuse.org/ports/armv ... ppliances/ should have a fixed EFIKA image. We are still checking why it does not work on my machine, but it at least worked at SuSE. So there is a chance that it also works on your machine :)

Author:  czp [ Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:35 am ]
Post subject:  Re: openSUSE 12.2 RC1 for ARM

Just tested again. The machine and the u-boot settings are the same. The image works fine at SuSE (only serial console, as the current upstream kernel has no support for EFIKA graphics), but not on my machine.

So, if you have an EFIKA MX smarttop with a serial console, could you check, if it boots for you?

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