I have Debian Jessie installed on gk802 Android stick running Freescale i.MX6 quad core CPU. Often I faced issues with kernel panic when allocating pages, which leaves stick unusable.
To mitigate this issue add following to your /etc/sysctl.conf Continue reading “How to prevent kernel panic when allocating page on android sticks running linux”
For some time now I am using my gk802 device as headless server running Debian Jessie. Finally I have decided to remove all GUI related packages from the system.
After searching the net I found out that this can be accomplished with: Continue reading “How to remove all GUI related packages in Debian”
I had an issue with my root partition and I could not force fsck to be executed with creating /forcefsck.
Here is my /uEnv.txt that handles mounting of /dev/root:
bootargs_video=gpumem=64M video=mxcfb0:dev=hdmi,1280x720M@60,if=RGB24 fbmem=10M
options=console=ttymxc3,115200n8 root=/dev/mmcblk0p1 ro rootwait
Continue reading “Force fsck on gk802 and other i.MX6 based systems”
For almost a year now I am proud owner of gk802 iMX.6 quad stick. Ever since I bought the device, I immediately installed linux and used it as 24/7 powered personal server.
Device itself is great with quad core chip and 1GB of RAM, but limited only to WiFi connectivity provided by RTL8152 chip which is not fast or stable enough to be used for my purposes. Continue reading “Good USB 2 Ethernet adapter that works with android/linux usb dongles like gk802, mk802”