Commit 07a8b6fb authored by David Boddie's avatar David Boddie 💬
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Separate USB console and Ethernet setup, warn about USB host mode

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...@@ -17,6 +17,10 @@ Alternate Configuration - USB C Host ...@@ -17,6 +17,10 @@ Alternate Configuration - USB C Host
In this configuration, USB host mode is used to allow keyboard, mouse and flash In this configuration, USB host mode is used to allow keyboard, mouse and flash
memory sticks to be connected to the development board. memory sticks to be connected to the development board.
**Note:** Using the board in this mode means that you will lose access to the
USB serial console, so it is important to have set up SSH access via Ethernet
before following these steps.
1. On the target, backup the device tree and copy in the USB host version:: 1. On the target, backup the device tree and copy in the USB host version::
cp /boot/dtbs/librem5-evk.dtb /boot/dtbs/librem5-evk.dtb.bak cp /boot/dtbs/librem5-evk.dtb /boot/dtbs/librem5-evk.dtb.bak
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...@@ -75,20 +75,18 @@ Test Run ...@@ -75,20 +75,18 @@ Test Run
There are two simple ways to verify that the development board is There are two simple ways to verify that the development board is
functioning. It is useful to try both of these to ensure that you can access functioning. It is useful to try both of these to ensure that you can access
the board via serial and Ethernet connections: the board via serial and Ethernet connections.
1. Connect the board to a workstation using the USB A to USB C cable provided. If neither of these procedures work for you, please `get in touch`_.
The orange and green lights on the Ethernet connector will light up
momentarily.
2. Connect the board to a network using the Ethernet socket and a suitable .. _`get in touch`: https://developer.puri.sm/Librem5/Contact.html
cable. Connect the board to the provided power supply using the provided
cable. Two green LEDs will immediately light up between the SoM and the USB Console
battery holder. ~~~~~~~~~~~
After a moment, the orange Ethernet light should start blinking and the Connect the board to a workstation using the USB A to USB C cable provided.
vibration motor will give a short burst shortly after, as the MMC image is The haptic motor will sound briefly and the board should appear shortly
loading. Soon after, it will register as a USB serial device: after as a USB serial device to the workstation.
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...@@ -105,12 +103,21 @@ It will appear in the ``/dev/`` directory as a serial port, such as ...@@ -105,12 +103,21 @@ It will appear in the ``/dev/`` directory as a serial port, such as
pureos-test login: pureos-test login:
It will be possible to log in using ``root`` as both the user name and It should be possible to log in using ``root`` as both the user name and
password, or ``purism`` as the user name and ``123456`` as the password. password, or ``purism`` as the user name and ``123456`` as the password.
If this procedure didn't work for you, please `get in touch`_. Ethernet Connection
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
.. _`get in touch`: https://developer.puri.sm/Librem5/Contact.html Connect the board to a network using the Ethernet socket and a suitable
cable. Connect the board to the provided power supply using the provided
cable. Two green LEDs will immediately light up between the SoM and the
battery holder. After a moment, the orange Ethernet light should start
blinking and the haptic motor will sound briefly. The board should be
accessible over the network via SSH.
It should be possible to log in using ``purism`` as the user name and
``123456`` as the password.
Flashing eMMC Flashing eMMC
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