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aarch64 or armv8 with Arch on a Raspberry Pi 4?

I installed arch on my raspberry pi 4 based on the instructions from the arch linux arm site, expecting to get an aarch64 install, or some variant of armv8. Instead what I got was an install of armv7 ...
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How can I run a cross-compile binary on my RPi?

I compile a simple Hello World programm with different compilers (from https://github.com/raspberrypi/tools): ./arm-linux-gnueabihf-c++ ~/Desktop/hello.c -o ~/Desktop/myapp -static The compilation ...
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RPI4b cannot detect RPI3b via wifi even when both have the same SSID and passcode

I have a pretty complicated system going on and I need some help figuring out what I am doing wrong. I am not a computer engineer or have had much experience with RPI. I am running two RPI's with a ...
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Disabling watchdog in Raspberry Pi Archlinux ARM

Speaking of Watchdog, here archwiki says: Many users need this feature due to their system's mission-critical role (i.e. servers), or because of the lack of power reset (i.e. embedded devices). ...
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WLAN module gone - RPI 4 B+

The WLAN module of my RPI 4 B+ disappeared. At first I thought that the hardware component had blown. How can I properly diagnose whether there is a hardware or software problem? What I have done for ...
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Serial output in case of no OS

I am using the raspberry pi 4. I have no screen connected to the raspberry pi, I do everything trough ethernet cable. I am currently changing kernels and thus sometimes I cannot boot, since I created ...
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wlan0 keeps coming up

wlan0 gets disabled at startup. I've checked it and it is down right after startup. When I check 15 min later, the wlan0 interface is back up again. Is this normal behavior? If not, how can I check ...
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How to install Nextcloud (with a compatible version of PHP) on an RasPi 3B+ running Arch linux (arm)?

I want to install Nextcloud on my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ running Arch Linux. Nextcloud requires a version of PHP: 7.1 <= x < 7.4.0. I have done a lot of research, and there seems to be no place on ...
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How to compile firefox nightly on Raspberry Pi 3?

I am running ArchLinux ARM on the Raspberry Pi 3 model B. I would like to install Firefox nightly on the raspberry pi 3 model B. I can find similar questions on the internet, but most of the answers/...
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RPI4 corrupted SD or more sensitive to issues than RPI3?

I've had an RPI4 running ArchLinuxArm for about 2 months without making any changes to it. Yesterday, I noticed it wasn't online so I did some troubleshooting. The bootloader rescue worked as ...
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spidev sanity check not working

ArchARM on Raspberry Pi 3, spidev installed from AUR. I'm trying to control a Waveshare device via SPI, and can't get SPI to work from Python. The most basic sanity test I can think of is failing: ...
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Arch Overscan Screen Slanted

Recently I have attempted to install Arch Linux on my Raspberry Pi 3B for a small project. After installation of the OS according to https://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv8/broadcom/raspberry-pi-3, ...
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How can I setup USB OTG with a Raspberry Pi Zero W and an iPad over USB-C using Arch Linux?

Arch Linux systemd-networkd I want my Raspberry Pi Zero W to show up as an ethernet device to my iPad. It is doable. It's been proven to work. The problem is in the details. After ensuring there is ...
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Cannot Use SPI frequency above 500 kHz

I am running Arch Linux ARM on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, and I am attempting to communicate with a TFT display. I am writing a kernel module to interface with the display using SPI, and it works, but ...
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Timeout waiting for hardware interrupt during work

(Full logs are also posted here) My RPi3B+ have ArchLinuxARM running on it (armv7h version). Latest kernel and all updates (only packages from official repos + yay installed from AUR). My SD is ...
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Not able to compile the u-boot 2017.09

This is the OS info that I am using in my pi3 (BCM 2837) board. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.14.98-v7+ #1200 SMP Tue Feb 12 20:27:48 GMT 2019 armv7l GNU/Linux [ am I using the ...
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Scheme Programming Language Support with Manjaro Arm?

I am trying out Manjaro Arm on my Raspberry Pi 3, but surprisingly find only Guile as the only viable Scheme interpreter/REPL. I have tried the following: Racket, and Mit-Scheme not found by pacman ...
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cpufreq on arch arm aarch64 on a rpi3b+?

The distro is by and large running ok, except that apparently it is blasting at full speed (though hopefully not overclocking the cores). This eventually results in overheating my pi, which makes it ...
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Why can't I boot Raspberry Pi 3 Model B from 500 GiB USB HDD?

I am trying to boot my rapsberry pi 3 model B from an external HDD. I have written an Arch Linux ARM image to both my 16 GiB thumbdrive and 500 GiB HDD. I can boot from that thumbdrive, but the HDD ...
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How to recover from a kernel panic like this?

Getting stuck while boot process, I don't remember installing anything on Kali linux raspberry pi
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How can I install the latest kernel from kernel.org to Arch Linux ARM for Raspberry Pi 3 model B?

I am using Arch Linux on Raspberry Pi 3 model B. I want to install a newer kernel (currently I have 4.14.94-1-ARCH kernel installed) I have downloaded and compiled the mainline kernel 5.0-rc5, which ...
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Installing Watchdog Daemon on Arch

I've been following along with the instructions on the Arch Linux Arm wiki. The install itself went just fine, but in following the post-install suggestions on the Wiki tab, I got stuck at the ...
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How to get Arch Linux OS on a Raspberry Pi?

So, I was going to get Arch Linux on my Raspberry Pi as a test, and so I plugged the microSD card into my laptop. It's a Dell Latitude E6230 running Windows 10. Turns out it counted at like 5 ...
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Why does screen go blank while wifi data is being transmitted?

I got a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with 2.5A power supply that came with it. I've connected a VGA monitor (via an HDMI-VGA adapter) and keyboard to it, and connected it to the WiFi. From the beginning, the ...
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64bit distribution on compute module 3

I'm trying to run a 64bit distribution on Raspberry compute module 3. I've found that Arch linux have a 64 version of his distribution ( https://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv8/broadcom/raspberry-pi-...
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waveshare 35b on raspberry 3 : speed and colors

I'm trying to configure waveshare 35b touchscreen on raspberry 3. I have 2 problems : slow refresh rate inverted colors (black is white) Here is my config, (I do not need touchscreen, so it is not ...
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Kernel does not use RTC

I have a PiFace RTC clock that I have setup on archlinux ARM on a rpi2. I have edited /boot/config.txt to add dtparam=i2c=on dtoverlay=i2c-rtc,mcp7941x=0x6f I have added i2c-dev and i2c:mcp7941x ...
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How to troubleshoot a permanently blinking green light on a Pi3b?

The green light on a Pi3b is blinking permanently, even after bootup. It outputs two flashes at a time for as long as the power is on. Is this normal? If not, how do I troubleshoot this? Background ...
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cant open image from rc.local

I would like to open image from rc.local. I am sure rc.local is getting called during boot as it execute/run test c++ code. I tried with various image viewer like gpicview , mirage. I can try with ...
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WIFI not working on fresh archlinux ARM installation

I have a fresh installation of Archlinux ARM (7 or 8; tried both) on my Raspberry PI 3 Model B V1.2 but for some reason the WIFI does not work... I created the file /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant....
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Wpa_supplicant with openwrt router ‘could not read SSID from driver’

Arch Linux ARM was installed successfully on a Raspberry Pi3 which will be added to a small network. The first attempt at setting up wifi on the Pi3 failed, showing alarm wpa_supplicant[323]: wlan0: ...
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Correct Arch Installation procedure

What is the correct procedure to install Arch on raspberry pi 3 b+?? I've followed the instructions on this page: Arch Wiki substituting ArchLinuxARM-rpi-2-latest.tar.gz with ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-...
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RaspberryPi 2 GPIO stopped working

I have RaspberryPI with Arch Linux and everything was going well, until this morning when I tried to do my usual work on it, it sounds like nothing happening at all, I have checked with pintest (I use ...
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Booting Arch ARM from USB

I've recently learnt that Arch ARM is not designed to work being booted from a USB, and can only work from an SD card following the installtion guide on their site (https://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/...
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Arch ARM: mount: /new_root: special device /dev/mmcblk0p2 does not exist

I've installed Arch ARM onto a USB and I'm trying to boot off of it on my Pi 3B+, but whenever I boot the error message mount: /new_root: special device /dev/mmcblk0p2 does not exist shows up, and I'm ...
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How to setup video/graphics correctly on the Raspberry Pi 3?

My question is similar to this. However I need to clarify some details. I can't find anything about this statement "I also read that the vc4 driver does not use the gpu_mem parameter, confusing ...
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How to generate JRE fontconfig files on Arch ARM?

I'm trying to make a small Java application with UI and run it on Arch Linux ARM, but every time I try rendering a text, it crashes with the following error: Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" ...
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How to use remote with Kodi 17.6 in ArchLinux?

I want to use all buttons of my remote control picture. Mainly the volume and the keyboard when entering text. My system is Arch with Kodi 17.6 I assumed that the following post would fix it here. I ...
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How to use Netflix on ArchLinux and Kodi 17.6?

I want to watch Netflix with my raspberry pi. Currently I installed Arch linux and installed kodi-rbp. Kodi 17.6 works fine with the command kodi-standalone however I could not find Netflix add on. ...
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NOOBS install menu options greyed out

I am trying to install Arch Linux using NOOBS. I have put it onto a 16GB SD card and applied power to the Pi (Pi 2, model B) and it started with no problems. However, all the menu options (Edit config,...
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Sharing exFAT drive via Netatalk, can't create directories

I set up my Pi 3 to serve an external drive with Netatalk to access it from my Macbook. Works well, but I can't create directories with Finder. Creating files, renaming, deleting files and directories ...
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config.txt has no effect on the bash screen with archlinux arm

I have: rpi3 v2.0 http://os.archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-rpi-3-latest.tar.gz the boot is on a FAT32 2gb sd card and the root is on a EXT4 8gb USB flash drive crt tv connected with an rca cable ...
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Implementing a system call for CPU hotplug on RPI3/ModelB

My goal is to implement a system call in linux kernel that enables/disables a CPU core. First, I implemented a system call that disbales CPU3 in a 4-core system. The system call code is as follows: ...
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Implementing a system call for CPU hotplug on RPI3

My goal is to implement a system call in linux kernel that enables/disables a CPU core. First, I implemented a system call that disbales CPU3 in a 4-core system. The system call code is as follows: ...
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Can't get SSH to work over USB in linux [Raspberry Pi Zero W]

The problem is that I can't get it to work while using linux, I can SSH just fine into it on my Windows machine but on my laptop running arch, it doesn't seem to be able. I've followed the steps I ...
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Redshift for ARM, Arch Linux

I have an RPi 3b running Arch Linux. I'm attempting to run Redshift: redshift -O 3300 The output is: Gamma ramp size too small: 0 Failed to start adjustment method randr. Trying next method... ...
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Failed to create a P2P device interface p2p-dev-wlan0

I am trying to get my raspberry pi 3 running arch linux, to miracast to an android phone. I am using the pi as the sink, but I am having trouble setting up the p2p network. Running iw list, tells me ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 with ArchARM and encrypted disk will not boot: How can be identified at what stage it fails?

I realize that it is always a bit tricky to configure devices with root disk encryption. So I was not overly surprised that this one does not boot. However, I am having difficulty saying what ...
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How can I set video memory to max when using vc4-kms-v3d?

According to Anholt, the creator of the opensource kernel device tree overlay at Broadcom, the maximum is 256M. How do I set this? gpu_mem=256 in /boot/config.txt is not the correct why I think. ...
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How can I setup the video / graphics on the Raspberry Pi 3?

There seem to be redundant accelerated video module options for the Raspberry Pi 3. I read that the Raspberry Pi uses a device tree (a rather clever solution for ARM systems which do not have the ...

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