[Freedombox-discuss] OlinuXinoLIME2 (Micro): Requesting wireless recommendation

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Fri Nov 6 11:53:21 UTC 2015

Quoting Jonas Smedegaard (2015-11-06 12:41:52)
> Quoting Elena ``of Valhalla'' Grandi (2015-11-06 09:30:21)
>> On 2015-11-06 at 02:03:43 +0000, f wrote:
>>> So I'm happy to give the LIME2 board a try although I'm thinking to 
>>> take the MICRO variant which has a 4gb NAND. Should't be a problem 
>>> to flash that with freedombox image, should it?
>> yes, it is a problem: NAND support for the Allwinner chips as used on 
>> the Olinuxino A20 boards is still not available in the mainline_ 
>> kernel, and thus I don't believe they are usable with freedombox (at 
>> least not in an easy way).
>> .. _mainline: http://linux-sunxi.org/Linux_mainlining_effort
> There is indeed reason to be cautious about NAND and mainline Linux.  
> That very link you provide above, however, seems to mention _some_ 
> NAND support being mainlined in 3.19.

I asked about it here (fresh blogpost from Olimex issued today): 

Let's see what responses that spawns...

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