There are a couple of things you might try:
* get your rootfs, kernel and bootloaders from here
* make certain that your ribbon cable connection is good - this is
known to be finicky
On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 11:02 PM, Steve Witt <sawitt@...> wrote:
> I'm trying to get an Overo Air COM on a Tobi expansion board working with
> a Caspa FS camera. I'm following the instructions at
> <http://wiki.gumstix.org/index.php?title=Caspa_camera_boards>. I started
> by installing the images at
> (specifically the omap3-destop-image-overo-201011150741.tar.bz2 root
> filesystem) on a 4 GB microSD card. Using these images the overo boots
> normally, I have a serial console, Ethernet works properly, etc. Then I
> replaced the kernel and kernel modules with the images from
> 'http://cumulus.gumstix.org/.../caspax/...' as specified on the 'Caspa
> camera board' webpage. After this update, everything seems to work
> normally also.
> Then I try the camera. The mt9v032 module is loaded when it boots. First I
> ssh'd in to the overo, started a vnc session using x11vnc and connected to
> that vnc session using another computer. The desktop seems fully
> functional and I execute 'cheese'. It 'spins' for several seconds and then
> the overo seems to lock up. Nothing on the desktop vnc session responds
> nor does it respond to pings from my computer. I was tailing
> /var/log/syslog through the serial console and the console is frozen also.
> There is nothing in syslog to indicate any problem. Then after a minute or
> so, I see a message in syslog about the CPU being locked up for 61s and
> then there is a kernel error dump (also in syslog).
> I've searched the gumstix-user archives and seen people report success
> with the Caspa camera and so I must be doing something wrong. I've tried
> to be very meticulous about following the directions... So I was wondering
> if anyone had any ideas about how I might troubleshoot this problem or
> about what I might be doing wrong.
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