Some more Snappy Gumstix (and Panda and Beagleboard)

Alexander Sack asac at
Mon May 4 17:16:24 UTC 2015


On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 6:25 PM, Ash Charles <ashcharles at> wrote:
> Hi Loïc,
> I'm able to boot from both partitions by manually changing snappy_ab.
> I expected to be able to test either with a 'snappy upgrade
> ubuntu-core' (exits upgrades currently available?) or a
> 'snappy rollback ubuntu-core' (both partitions are initialized to the
> same version-->"More than one ubuntu-core with version 2"?).

On 15.04/stable channel there haven't been any updates yet. If you use
--channel edge when producing your initial image you should get
regular/daily updates to test this.

> I haven't seen any uImage vz zImage issues (perhaps this is the issue
> on beagle though?).  I did use the latest release of u-boot (15.04) as
> the RAW_INITRD wasn't working for me on 14.10.

Do you have a log of where it hangs on the beagle XM?

> --Ash
> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 2:35 AM, Loïc Minier <loic.minier at> wrote:
>> Awesome! did you get "snappy update" working? also, did you run into any
>> issue with uImage vs zImage formats?
>> On Fri, May 1, 2015 at 3:43 AM, Ash Charles <ashcharles at> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> To follow up on the image I posted last week for the Gumstix Overo
>>> [1], I posted a few more images as well as the build repository which
>>> documents how these images are built [2].  There are builds for
>>> Gumstix Overo (OMAP3), Gumstix DuoVero (OMAP4), Gumstix Pepper
>>> (AM335x) as well as (at asac's suggestion) builds for Pandaboard and
>>> Beagleboard as they are pretty similar.  At the moment, my Beagle XM
>>> rev.C seems to get stuck on boot so if any Beagle experts have
>>> hints...
>>> Feedback, new platforms, and suggestions welcome---this is all rather
>>> experimental and a chance for me to learn something about snappy.
>>> --Ash
>>> [1]
>>> [2]
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