[Letux-kernel] Raspi3B+ support

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Mon Jan 7 14:19:39 CET 2019


Hi Andreas,

> Am 05.01.2019 um 19:48 schrieb Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> On Sat, 5 Jan 2019 08:21:40 +0100
> "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi Andreas,
>> 
>>> Am 04.01.2019 um 20:27 schrieb Andreas Kemnade <andreas at kemnade.info>:
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> On Fri, 4 Jan 2019 14:45:47 +0100
>>> "H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at goldelico.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi,
>>>> with help and suggestions from Mark, I finally managed
>>>> to get our Letux kernel compile and boot on the Raspi3B+.
>>>> 
>>> Do you add -@ to DTC_FLAGS to make handling dtb overlays easier?  
>> 
>> You mean something like:
>> 
>> https://github.com/beagleboard/meta-beagleboard/blob/master/common-bsp/recipes-kernel/linux/linux-mainline-3.8/not-capebus/0021-OF-Compile-Device-Tree-sources-with-resolve-option.patch
>> 
> yes.
> 
>> No, since mainline kernel seems not to build or need any overlays
>> for RasPi and I am not (yet) aiming at shield/hat/capes. Just a "PC"
>> like setup (monitor, keyboard, LAN).
>> 
> Hmm, for a PC-like setup I would choose a standard debian. For a
> RasPi with e.g. touchscreen hat I would be happy to just use a letux
> system. And remember, someone presented a raspi phone at Fosdem in that
> restaurant.

There seems to be a Raspi Touchscreen driver in 5.0-rc1:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?h=v5.0-rc1&id=0b9f28fed3f70ff9a0380fe308739dd72a30a6f6

This means, letux-5.0 will have it without doing much...

Well, we still have to get it booting with console :)

BR,
Nikolaus



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