Can some one point me to the bootable images for pcduino3 nano lite, remember this pcduino3 version doesn't have a flash (NAND), so I'm looking for ways to use a bootable version of ubuntu or any other linux version.
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Posted 21 October 2015 - 06:04 AM
I just got a pcduino3 nano lite as well, I found that there is only a bootable image for Android on the pcduino3 nano page.
BUT if you read the note you will have no network access!!!
Look for : Android 4.2 Bootable SD image, (Use DD or windisk32imagewriter), 08-26-2014.
I also tried a bootable image I found for the pcduino3, this seems to work but I am not able to get the network to work. It shows the configuration for pcduino it was made on and I can not get it to update the Mac address. I can DHCP eth0 and ping a url, I see the IP address of the site but can not connect.
I used Win32diskimagewrite to write the image to the SD card, then just put in the SD card and powered it up. They both work but both have no network access.
Posted 21 October 2015 - 12:03 PM
William when I had the pcDuino3 sd bootable image working I noticed the same thing with the network not working. But the main problem I found is that after a few minutes of messing around on it the speed slowed to a crawl and it was very hard to get a terminal window to open. Have you noticed this as well?
I found out the long way around that mine was a Lite model. http://forum.linkspr.../4373-nano-doa/
In this thread cwilt states that he is "working on it". I hope this means an ubuntu SD bootable is on the way for the nano lite.
Posted 25 October 2015 - 04:55 AM
Thank You, Cwilt. Image works well! I have a question about the Image, I see when I type in ifconfig there is two devices listed eth0 and usb0. Is usb0 a network bridge? Plugged in the OTG port to my PC and It gave an ip address, but I can not SSH to Ip address. Wondering what's it for.
Posted 03 January 2016 - 03:03 AM
I just received my PcDuino3 nano lite. I got one because:
Cheap: Amazon had it for $15 + $5 shipping. Of course after I add everything I need, I wonder how much cheaper it will work out than my Cubieboard2s?
Supported by Fedora23: I have been told to just use the standard PcDunio3 uboot and it will work. Well, I should find out soon.
If it works for F23, I can use it with Centos7-arm.
So stay tuned.
Posted 04 January 2016 - 04:31 PM
Fedora 23 install is simple. Choose your gui and get that image at:
If you have a Fedora box, install fedora-arm-image-installer and run:
fedora-arm-image-installer --image=Fedora-Xfce-armhfp-23-10-sda.raw.xz --media=/dev/sdb --target=Linksprite_pcDuino3_Nano
(media is where your mSD card is) or follow the instructions at:
Linksprite should add Fedora as one of the OS available as it is so easy.
BTW, I am working on the Centos7-arm port. One person there already has it working...
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