A20 Debian kernel build & install on the SATA disk ?.

Started by yuvsaha123, August 15, 2021, 06:23:51 pm

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August 15, 2021, 06:23:51 pm Last Edit: September 22, 2021, 04:18:41 pm by yuvsaha123

Could someone point me towards the following information (maybe a step-by-step guide?):
* where to download the Debian kernel source/patches and the correct .config file to start with
* bootloader source etc
* debian base image
* how to build and install it all?  I've done this before years ago on PC's, but don't know where to look for this device.

I must be doing things wrong or using bad source?

In the end, I want to:
* install some missing modules (including cifs)
* boot and/or mount the root partition from a SATA disk at /dev/sda1, instead of /dev/mmcblk0p2 microsd card
* enable "swapon /dev/sda2", it returns "swapon: /dev/sda1: swapon failed: Function not implemented", I think support is missing in the kernel?


The sources and build scripts are available at our GitHub here:


Look inside the olinuxino and olinuxino-related repositories.

We don't have step by step guide but this is good place for general information about Olimage:

Technical support and documentation manager at Olimex