RPi-3 brcmfmac errors on boot

Gerd Hoffmann kraxel at redhat.com
Mon Nov 28 03:17:28 PST 2016

On Mo, 2016-11-28 at 02:54 -0800, Michael Zoran wrote:
> On Mon, 2016-11-28 at 10:51 +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
> > > As you know, these files are probably copyrighted so I don't know
> > > if
> > > this is for personal/testing use or if you are going to put it in a
> > > distribution.  If you are going to put it in a distribution as you
> > > know
> > > you may need to get permission from somebody...
> > 
> > The legal side is sorted meanwhile, the firmware files are part of
> > the
> > linux-firmware distribution since a few months so all you need is a
> > recent enough linux-firmware package.
> Awsome!
> Legal issues aside, were you able to get the wifi/bluetooth to work?
> The Bluetooth does have a small downstream patch for bluez, but I think
> if you get the correct pull ups on the pins the bluetooth should just
> work.

Didn't try bluetooth.  Firmware loading and wifi used to work a while
back.  Well at least the driver initialized.  Connection was unstable
though, so I've switched to using ethernet instead.

When trying again on 4.9 I get the same firmware load error as Don.
Kernel with the downstream brcm patch cherry-picked still building atm.


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