Marvel Armada Clearfog

Overview

None of kernels are fully functional so you need to try out which is best for your case.

LTS

System images with patched mainline 4.4.x kernel

  • Kernel 4.4.x
  • Docker ready
  • Both mPCIe are operational and convertible to mSATA, M2 operational
  • Added patch to unlock Atheros regulatory restrictions which unlock 5Ghz AP mode in cheap Atheros cards (ath9 driver)
  • Bluetooth ready (working with supported external keys)
  • I2C ready. Basic i2c tools included.
  • SPI ready but untested.
  • SFP ready and tested with a fibre 1G/1.25G module, requires configuring eth2 - static, DHCP or bridged (not configured by default)
  • SFP DDMI is operational (sudo ethtool -m eth2)

Bugs or limitation

  • DFS (Cpufreq) is not supported

Mainline

System images with mainline kernel

  • Mainline kernel with large hardware support, headers and some firmware included
  • Docker ready
  • Both mPCIe are operational and convertible to mSATA, M2 operational
  • Added patch to unlock Atheros regulatory restrictions which unlock 5Ghz AP mode in cheap Atheros cards (ath9 driver)
  • Bluetooth ready (working with supported external keys)

Bugs or limitation

  • SFP is not supported yet

Notes

  • In case you ever run into troubles and ask for help in the forums please ensure to provide a serial console log (UART adapter on board accessible through Micro USB with 115200/8/N/1 settings)
  • The boards can boot from various sources that are adjustable with a DIP switch. Comprehensive information about the necessary preparations available here.