[OpenWrt-Devel] brcm2708: add kernel 4.14 support
ardeleanalex at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 04:01:07 EST 2018
On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 10:57 AM Stijn Tintel <stijn at linux-ipv6.be> wrote:
> On 7/12/18 10:17, Alexandru Ardelean wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 5:06 AM Stijn Tintel <stijn at linux-ipv6.be> wrote:
> >> On 11/11/18 18:37, Stijn Tintel wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> I have just pushed support for the 4.14 kernel on the brcm2708 target to
> >>> my staging tree , and would like to get some feedback before pushing
> >>> it to master. It would also be nice if people could do runtime tests on
> >>> bcm2709 and bcm2710, as I don't own such hardware.
> >>> Thanks,
> >>> Stijn
> >>> 
> >>> https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/staging/stintel.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/brcm2708-4_14
> >> Updated :
> >> - based on 4.14.86
> >> - split kmod changes in separate commits
> >> - kept lan78xx patches except those that are superseded by upstream
> >> changes, added another one that attempts to fix broken ethernet and
> >> "kevent 4 may have been dropped" flood
> >> - added missing compatible strings using upstream names for compute modules
> >> - no longer removing the sense HAT patch, I might add kmod packages for
> >> that later
> >> Compile-tested all 3 subtargets again with CONFIG_ALL_KMODS=y, and
> >> runtime-tested bcm2708 on RPi0W and bcm2710 on RPi3B+. The wired
> >> interface on the latter seems to be usable now.
> >> I'm planning to push this to master as soon as Koen pushed the 4.14.86
> >> bump. If there are any objections, please speak up ASAP.
> > This one booted fine on a RPi 3.
> > I used the 32 bit image.
> > root at OpenWrt:~# uname -a
> > Linux OpenWrt 4.14.86 #0 SMP Fri Dec 7 03:03:39 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux
> Thanks for testing, I added your "Tested-by".
> > A few minor/ignorable errors:
> > [ 0.769743] Error: Driver 'sdhost-bcm2835' is already registered, aborting...
> Fixed by disabling CONFIG_MMC_BCM2835_MMC since we want to prefer
> upstream when possible.
> > [ 8.689456] brcmfmac mmc1:0001:1: Direct firmware load for
> > brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.raspberrypi,3-model-b-plus.txt failed with
> > error -2
> Similar error appeared for me with 4.9. Since it's non-fatal, I'm going
> to ignore this for now.
I assumed as much, but I was a bit lazy to re-create or flash an
SD-card with a 4.9 image.
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