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Re: [alpine-devel] RPI3 doesn't boot on Alpine Linux 3.3.2

From: Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:51:21 +0200

On Tue, 22 Mar 2016 13:04:30 +0100
Roger Newman <roger.newman_at_riseup.net> wrote:

> Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi> wrote:
> > On Sat, 19 Mar 2016 20:16:48 +0100
> > Fabien Germain <fabien.germain_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> On Sat, Mar 19, 2016 at 8:43 AM, Timo Teras <timo.teras_at_iki.fi>
> >> wrote:
> >>> Need to check that. I did test boot an early edge build with the
> >>> same kernel config on rpi3 earlier.
> >>>
> >>
> >> It seems like I'm not the only one :
> >> http://bugs.alpinelinux.org/issues/5296
> >
> > Yes, seems a late mkinitfs change broke rpi boot sequence. I believe
> > the 3.3.2 does not boot at all on any rpi.
> >
> > We'll bump to new kernels, incorporate that fix, and update the rpi
> > firmwares too. You can expect 3.3.3 soonish (probably tomorrow when
> > all new kernels are built).
> >
> > /Timo
> >
> >
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>
> Thank you -Timo- for your update.
> After building a new image, the rpi3 boots alpine just fine.
> But, some firmware file/s is/are missing e.g.
> "brcmfmac43430-sdio.bin". This is the reason, why currently no wifi
> is available. Did I miss to install something or is it just not in
> the image?
>
> dmesg:
>
> ...
> [ 6.321397] cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
> [ 6.383578] brcmfmac: brcmf_sdio_drivestrengthinit: No SDIO Drive
> strength init done for chip 43430 rev 1 pmurev 24 [ 6.383969]
> usbcore: registered new interface driver brcmfmac [ 6.384142]
> brcmfmac_sdio mmc1:0001:1: Direct firmware load for
> brcm/brcmfmac43430-sdio.bin failed with error -2 [ 6.384150]
> brcmfmac_sdio mmc1:0001:1: Falling back to user helper ...

the firmware is not upstream yet. we are tracking the wlan support
separately in bug:
 http://bugs.alpinelinux.org/issues/5297


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