4.10-rc3 rpi issues

Stefan Wahren stefan.wahren at i2se.com
Thu Jan 19 08:19:14 PST 2017


Am 19.01.2017 um 16:50 schrieb Gerd Hoffmann:
>   Hi,
>> Very interesting here...  This isn't related directly to your specific
>> issue but I'm finding that when I build this kernel with the exact
>> dot.config you sent out with the arm-linux-gnueabihf- compiler it boots
>> just fine on a RPI 2 but it completely fails to boot on a RPI 3.  In
>> both cases this is with the armhf version of debian sid.  Meaning I
>> just took the SD card out of the RPI 2 and put it in the RPI 3.
> Could be this one missing:
> https://www.kraxel.org/cgit/linux/commit/?h=bcm2837-base&id=a2673ddd07e9e1786d27e6ede8ba0781b1509bb1
> Guess I should (re-)send this (and some other patches) quickly.
> Got sidetracked with debugging this usb thing ...
>> I thought the RPI 3 was 100% backward compatible with the RPI 2 from a
>> hardware point of view?
> Has a separate device tree though, and if that isn't there ...
> Also the HDMI detect is wired a bit differently, and the gpio mux driver
> to access it on the pi3 didn't land upstream yet.  So you have to play
> some tricks for vc4, like this one:
> https://www.kraxel.org/cgit/linux/commit/?h=bcm2837-wifi&id=36a2543dc4141904d6f22a9a35b738007967eab9
>> Anyway I have it booting on the RPI 2 now, so I can debug.  I have
>> noticed a very large number of experimental features being enabled in
>> the config file.  I'm wondering if that could be contributing to this
>> issue?
> Possibly.  Suggestion on what to turn off and see if it has an effect?

did you ever tried multi_v7_defconfig (+ missing WLAN driver) from/with

I agree it should work with every config, but it's more important to
narrow down the issue.

Btw i noticed that multi_v7_defconfig seems to miss

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