[OpenWrt-Devel] [PATCH 0/4] Add Raspberry Pi 3 support
hauke at hauke-m.de
Sat Mar 19 06:54:07 EDT 2016
could you or someone else from Broadcom pleases add the firmware for the
BCM43430 SDIO to linux-firmware. This module is used in the Raspberry Pi
3 and it would be a lot easer for distributions to have the firmware in
On 03/08/2016 11:13 PM, Álvaro Fernández Rojas wrote:
> I've got WiFi and Bluetooth working:
> WiFi is working after latest brcmfmac patches backported by Rafał, with
> some issues like the following:
> brcmfmac: brcmf_proto_bcdc_hdrpull: wlan0: non-BCDC packet received,
> flags 0x44
> BT is working but only for baud rates <= 115200. I'm still investigating
> In order to setup the bluetooth, the following bluez patches are needed:
> By the way, I won't be submitting any WiFi/BT patches until anyone from
> either the Raspberry foundation or Broadcom clarifies the license of the
> firmware files.
> El 04/03/2016 a las 21:06, Álvaro Fernández Rojas escribió:
>> These patches add basic Raspberry Pi 3 support.
>> Known issues:
>> 1) No ARMv8 64 bit support.
>> More info:
>> 2) UART0 is connected to BCM43430 (Bluetooth), which means that
>> console relies on UART1.
>> UART1 clock depends on pll_freq, which changes depending on the core
>> In order to get a proper console through GPIOs 14 & 15, you should
>> force a fixed frequency instead of the default dynamic one.
>> You can do that by either setting core_freq=250 on config.txt or
>> force_turbo=1 (this last option will run your rpi at maximum frequency
>> so be careful).
>> The framebuffer console (HDMI) isn't affected so you can use that
>> one with an external keyboard and USB HID package.
>> More info:
>> 3) No WiFi support.
>> brcmfmac43430-sdio.bin / brcmfmac43430-sdio.txt firmware files
>> aren't available on linux-firmware for now.
>> Downloading those files from
>> https://github.com/RPi-Distro/firmware-nonfree and trying to enable
>> BCM43430 SDIO WiFi causes the following kernel exception:
>> 4) No Bluetooth support.
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