SBC3 - any known problems with Debian Jessie

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SBC3 - any known problems with Debian Jessie

Postby mariusz7 » Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:47 pm

I am planning to update O/S on my SBC3 to latest stable Debian Jessie

System information
Board Name PhidgetSBC3
Board Revision 300
Webif Version 2.0.5
Firmware Version PhidgetSBC3 - Version 1.0.0 - Built Thu Dec 13 13:59:12 MST 2012
Kernel Version Linux version 3.6.3 (patrick@debian) (gcc version 4.3.5 (Debian 4.3.5-4) ) #2 PREEMPT Thu Oct 25 14:49:55 MDT 2012
Distribution Debian GNU/Linux wheezy/sid
Phidget Library Phidget21 - Version 2.1.8 - Built Dec 13 2012 13:30:57
Current Date/Time Tue Nov 22 20:40:54 UTC 2016
MAC Address 00:1b:0b:10:19:9d


1. Are there any known problems with SBC3 and Jessie?
2. Should I update firmware?

please help.

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Patrick
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Re: SBC3 - any known problems with Debian Jessie

Postby Patrick » Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:40 am

We've run into trouble running dist-upgrade to Jessie on SBC3, so it's not recommended. One issue is that the kernel needs some extra config options set to support newer udev. We will release a new firmware upgrade to Jessie at some point, but I'm not sure when this will happen.

-Patrick


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