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Offline bmarkus

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« on: February 21, 2014, 05:04:08 AM »
Team Tiny Core is pleased to announce the availability of piCore-5.2rc2, the second release candidate for 5.2:


Change log for 5.2rc2:

* added missing kernel module to base  required for certain wireless drivers
* piCore-5.2rc2-X preinstalled apps updated to current

Change log for 5.2rc1:

* kernel updated to 3.13.3
* updated RPi firmware
* useBusybox in tc-functions changed to eliminate interference with certain installed GNU apps
* rebuildfstab: do not replace fstab entries for a device that does not have "Added by TC" on the line (thanks to Gerald Clark)
* init: increase the default inode count
* ondemand: don't list extensions under subdirs in onboot maintenance
* busybox updated to 1.22.1 and split suid/nosuid for better security
* ldd: Added quotes for binaries with spaces in their names
* /etc/services: modified to suit rpcbind rather than portmap
* tc-functions: Removed the getpasswd stars to allow backspace to work
* added accelerated arm-mem library to spead-up memcmp, memcpy, memmove & memset

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Re: piCore-5.2rc2
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2014, 07:23:20 AM »
Hi Bela , thank you.

I will test during the weekend. Also thanks for helping with the missing module for the wifi adaptor, I did not spot the reason for his wifi adaptor not working.


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Re: piCore-5.2rc2
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2014, 07:42:29 AM »
Steen, thanks for testing. If something doesn't work dmesg can help. In this case:

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[ 29.979510] rtl8187: Unknown symbol eeprom_93cx6_multiread (err 0)
[ 29.979691] rtl8187: Unknown symbol eeprom_93cx6_read (err 0)

It means, rtl8187 module is loaded, but didn't find eeprom_93cx6 module. Using modinfo:

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tc@box:~$ modinfo rtl8187
filename:       kernel/drivers/net/wireless/rtl818x/rtl8187/rtl8187.ko.gz
license:        GPL
author:         Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>
author:         Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton@mandriva.com.br>
author:         Michael Wu <flamingice@sourmilk.net>
description:    RTL8187/RTL8187B USB wireless driver
alias:          usb:v1737p0073d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v18E8p6232d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v1371p9401d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0DF6p0029d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0DF6p000Dd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0846p4260d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0846p6100d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0769p11F2d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0BDAp8197d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0BDAp8187d*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
alias:          usb:v0B05p171Dd*dc*dsc*dp*ic*isc*ip*in*
depends:        mac80211,eeprom_93cx6,cfg80211
vermagic:       3.13.3-piCore+ preempt mod_unload ARMv6 p2v8
tc@box:~$ modprobe eeprom_93cx6
modprobe: module eeprom_93cx6 not found in modules.dep

In the depends: line there are the dependencies.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2014, 07:44:35 AM by bmarkus »
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Re: piCore-5.2rc2
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2014, 10:56:29 AM »
Hi Béla,

 I've installed it on 4 Raspberries, all equiped with a RTL8188CUS wifi adapter. But I use two different types/brands (one with and one without antenna).
All is working fine, thank you for this release candidate.


my Raspberry Pi page: http://raspberry.gerrelt.nl