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Offline curaga

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #30 on: March 25, 2023, 09:52:47 AM »
If you have range issues, but mediatek otherwise works well, why not pick a model that allows an external antenna? Then you can use whatever antenna gives good enough reception.

edit: based on this page https://wikidevi.wi-cat.ru/MediaTek_MT7610U the TP-link Archer T2UH could work? It's on amazon for a bit over 20, so should be available to Canada too.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2023, 10:37:25 AM by curaga »
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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #31 on: March 25, 2023, 10:48:44 AM »
If you have range issues, but mediatek otherwise works well, why not pick a model that allows an external antenna? Then you can use whatever antenna gives good enough reception.

edit: based on this page https://wikidevi.wi-cat.ru/MediaTek_MT7610U the TP-link Archer T2UH could work? It's on amazon for a bit over 20, so should be available to Canada too.

Thanks for the suggestion



Hmm that doesn't look good for the restocking.




Maybe the true real way to go was Compute Board (External wifi possible) but these CM module are impossible to find as well. Unicorns!  :D

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #32 on: March 25, 2023, 11:53:54 AM »
Hi elcouz
Googling on this returned a lot of results:
usb wifi dongle with external antenna

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #33 on: March 25, 2023, 01:22:55 PM »
Hi elcouz
Googling on this returned a lot of results:
usb wifi dongle with external antenna

That is not the problem, it's finding the ones that have in-kernel driver support with picore 5.10.77. There is a way to do out of branch drivers for the Raspberry Pi but they target Debian, TinyCore is a different beast.

I prefer to wait for kernel 6.2 on picore as it is very tricky.

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #34 on: March 27, 2023, 07:33:02 AM »
The next LTS kernel is 6.1.y   That is what RaspiOS is switching soon, and will be the basis for piCore64 14.x

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #35 on: March 29, 2023, 07:57:22 AM »
The next LTS kernel is 6.1.y   That is what RaspiOS is switching soon, and will be the basis for piCore64 14.x

I can't wait for piCore64 14.x  8)

I know I am dreaming but for piCore64 to have a package for PREEMPT patched kernel would be nice. I see more use for raspberry pi than x86 PC's with PREEMPT.

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #36 on: March 29, 2023, 09:33:19 AM »
lol.  I used to maintain a RT kernel, for the RPI, but it became too much work.   If keeping up with the patches was not enough, there were too many opinions as to how to configure the kernel.

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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #37 on: March 29, 2023, 10:40:26 AM »
Hi elcouz
Would this work for you:
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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #38 on: March 29, 2023, 10:43:45 PM »
That one is a Realtek, according to the wikidev link above?
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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #39 on: March 29, 2023, 10:55:59 PM »
For the T2UH there seems to be decent stock in Germany on Ebay, new ones for 12.60 eur/pc, but they don't ship to Canada. If you have someone in Europe who could forward it, it may work out well even with importing taxes etc. I don't know if forwarding services exist for EU, could be, I've just heard about US and Japan for those.
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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #40 on: March 30, 2023, 03:33:59 AM »
lol.  I used to maintain a RT kernel, for the RPI, but it became too much work.   If keeping up with the patches was not enough, there were too many opinions as to how to configure the kernel.

Oh well, not a big deal. piCore is already nice on its own. Keep up the good work guys! :)

For the T2UH there seems to be decent stock in Germany on Ebay, new ones for 12.60 eur/pc, but they don't ship to Canada. If you have someone in Europe who could forward it, it may work out well even with importing taxes etc. I don't know if forwarding services exist for EU, could be, I've just heard about US and Japan for those.

Thanks, I am evaluating the best option with the network team, that is , to install wiring in that area.
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Re: Use the last linux kernel on piCore arm64
« Reply #41 on: April 17, 2023, 05:18:34 PM »
Just an update,

I was finally able to source many T2UH from ebay.

Thank you to all, it is working perfectly!

Cheers!