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=== Banana Pi ===
 
=== Banana Pi ===
 
*requires serial console for initial installation
 
*requires serial console for initial installation
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*default parameters for terminal emulators might not match Banana Pi. The following settings might need to be configured
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**baud rate 115200
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**software flow control Yes
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**LF Yes
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**CR Yes
   
 
=== Cubieboard ===
 
=== Cubieboard ===

Revision as of 12:53, 20 February 2016

Several sub-compact devices do not provide initial output to a video device. A serial console must be used for installation

Interfaces

12 Volts

  • NB many small devices use 3.3 V or 5 V serial interfaces and are likely to be damaged if connected to the conventional COM socket on a PC
    • USB-serial cables are available cheaply and tend to use 3.3 V interface
    • some newer devices require a 1.8 V serial interface
    • Linux generally allocates these as /dev/ttyUSB0

Devices

Banana Pi

  • requires serial console for initial installation
  • default parameters for terminal emulators might not match Banana Pi. The following settings might need to be configured
    • baud rate 115200
    • software flow control Yes
    • LF Yes
    • CR Yes

Cubieboard

  • requires serial console for initial installation

Raspberry Pi

  • most software puts signal to a video port (Composite or HDMI) during initial installation
  • use of a serial console for initial installation is optional


--Rod (talk) 12:36, 16 August 2015 (AEST)