[Buildroot] [PATCH v3 0/7] Add rpi3 b+ support

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Fri Mar 16 22:35:48 UTC 2018


On Fri, 16 Mar 2018 21:06:52 +0000, Martin Bark wrote:

> The only reason for this seems to be the use of the pi3-miniuart-bt
> overlay.  Personally i never use this overlay, I set enable_uart=1 in
> config.txt (the same as raspi-config does).  Is there a reason
> buildroot favours the pi3-miniuart-bt overlay?

I am not familiar with those configuration details of the RPi platform,
but I remember they have been discussed in the past. Perhaps you can
check the commit log for some details about them.

Especially this commit log:

commit 1e03cc2290f98fc7434254d2abd9afd504de8360
Author: Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net>
Date:   Mon May 2 22:25:44 2016 +0200

    raspberrypi3: fix serial console (load pi3-miniuart-bt overlay)
    - enable BR2_PACKAGE_RPI_FIRMWARE_INSTALL_DTB_OVERLAYS in raspberrypi3_defconfig
    - add copy of rpi-firmware/overlays directory to boot partition in genimage-raspberrypi3.cfg
    - enhance post-image.sh script to add 'dtoverlay=pi3-miniuart-bt' on request
    - add BR2_ROOTFS_POST_SCRIPT_ARGS="--add-pi3-miniuart-bt-overlay" in raspberrypi3_defconfig
    Signed-off-by: Peter Seiderer <ps.report at gmx.net>
    Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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