On 10/13/2016 11:34 AM, Guillaume Gardet wrote:
Le 13/10/2016 à 11:07, Alexander Graf a écrit :
On 10/13/2016 10:37 AM, Guillaume Gardet wrote:
On devel:ARM:Factory:Contrib:RaspberryPi3 project, there are
currently 2 DTB packages:
* dtb-aarch64 : compiled broadcom DTBs from sources and output a
bcm2837-rpi-3-b.dtb file too.
Yeah, that's Andreas' attempt to make a hacky interim solution cleaner.
* dtb-rpi3-aarch64 : pre-compiled bcm2837-rpi-3-b.dtb (from where?)
This is literally assembled by hand.
Current JeOS uses the pre-compiled DT.
WiFi is not working on AArch64 version, and I am wondering if it
could be caused by the DTB used.
Probably, yes. IMHO we have 2 options:
1) Keep hacking on the contrib, try to make it work (pretty much a
waste of time IMHO)
2) 4.8 has proper RPi3 support, just move all RPi3 enablement to
Would you have time to work on option 2? 4.8 is missing Wifi (which
the 4.4 based kernel in contrib includes), but for "normal" things it
should be fine.
I do not have much time for that, sorry.
I think we should have a fully (downstream?) working image (32 or 64
bits) including HDMI, and WiFi (and maybe hardware video decoding?).
Hardware video decoding is currently limited to the 32-bit downstream
rpi foundation kernel. An image with that one in place already exists here:
The devel:ARM:Factory:Contrib:RaspberryPi3 repo is for the 64bit variant
which doesn't exist in raspberry foundation land.
Then, we might have a 2nd image which follow upstream and where we
might have some things missing such as WiFi.
If more versions are needed for testing/developing purpose, then we
should use staging projects.
Yes, hence my suggestion to remove the RPi3 contrib and just move it all
This is how is handled Raspberry Pi 1.
For RPi2, we have only a downstream image since JeOS-raspberrypi2
package is missing in Factory:ARM. I think we could add it. Dirk,
could you do it, please?
For the RPi2 we're in the same situation: A downstream 32bit kernel with
video decoding and an upstream 32bit kernel (that should work fine with
the Tumbleweed kernel) that does not have video decoding capabilities.
Once 4.8 will be in Factory, lets play with JeOS-raspberrypi3_aarch64
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