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Questions tagged [driver]

Questions about software drivers for external peripherals as well as drivers for the system components. This is NOT for questions about "driver boards", e.g., for motors; use 'dc-motor' instead.

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Creating device driver which feeds GPS Co-ordinates from phone to raspberry pi

I don't have GPS module, so I was thinking whether I can feed GPS coordinates from my android/ios phone to raspberry pi over wireless protocol like bluetooth/TCPIP. Can I create a virtual device ...
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Slideshow program to use with Raspbian and OpenGL?

I have a Pi 3 Model B+ which I wanted to use as a device to show a slideshow for images on a screen. I'm using Raspbian and was happy with FEH, but since another program ("redshift", a blue light ...
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Kernel error : [drm] Resetting GPU

I am using an app which is using the vc4-drivers. Sometimes videos freeze for an instant, and I see a kernel message saying : [drm] Resetting GPU After that, some font are no more displayed but the ...
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AWUS036AC (rtl8812au) – ›Association request to the driver failed‹ after restarting wpa_supplicant.service

I am using an AWUS036AC wifi dongle to connect to the internet. I installed the drivers following this instructions. When I restart my wpa_supplicant@INTERFACE.service I get this error message: ...
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Converting C driver to NodeJS

I am looking for a bit of guidance. I am attempting to convert a Arduino LCD driver to nodejs. LCD:https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1737.html - spec PDF after bottom. I have researched I2C protocol, ...
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SONY TV as Display / Monitor

Background: I have successfully used pi-3b+ to display on LG LED TV, New model Sony 4K LED TV. Requesting your support: The year 2011 SONY 40NX710 model is showing blank (No desktop / text-console). ...
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DS18B20 device not showing

Things I've tried: Replacing the DS18B20 twice (First one was a different brand than the other 2) Using: modprobe -r -a w1 w1-therm modprobe w1 pullup=1 modprobe w1-therm strong_pullup=1 Checking ...
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Can't do anything related to wlan0 (Alpine Linux, Raspberry PI 3 B+)

I just bought a Raspberry PI 3 B+ some weeks ago, and I decided to install Alpine Linux due to it uses OpenRC and one friend of me recommended it to me. I have installed it only as diskless mode, ...
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Waveshare 7'' LCD conflicts with WIFI (hostapd)

I have bought a Waveshare 7'' LCD (C) (https://www.waveshare.com/7inch-HDMI-LCD-C.htm) and it seems to work correctly on Raspberry PI 3B+ following the instructions on the site (it doesn't require ...
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Error driver marvell 88W8997 File sd8997_uapsta.bin not Found on kernel

We are developing a carrier board for CM3 and we want to have WiFi dual band on CM3. We choose a module with the marvell 88w8997. We connect the module by SDIO for WiFi. I think all is connected OK, ...
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Install WiFi Driver for Zero W without WiFi-Connectoin

I have this customized Raspbian Image, which I need to operate a DIY Hardware solution. The Image is configured for a Raspberry Pi 2 B+. I now want to use the Image for a Raspberry Pi Zero W. With ...
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Direct memory access to Cypress CYW43455 wireless LAN chip

Where can I find the direct memory addresses or GPIO pinouts for directly controlling the Cypress CYW43455 Wi-Fi chip on the Raspberry Pi Zero W from a custom unikernel, or a modified Raspbian? My ...
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Edimax EW-7811un driver: wext or nl80211?

I am trying to use wpa_supplicant. I see in wpa_supplicant --help that there are four options for its driver parameter (-D): drivers: nl80211 = Linux nl80211/cfg80211 wext = Linux wireless ...
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Want to install drivers for FLDIGI using rasbian

I have an issue trying to run FLDIGI with My Yaesu FT-991a. Everything I read says i need drivers to make it work but best i can find is this driver [https://www.silabs.com/products/development-...
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USB-Serial converter mapped to /dev/ttyUSBx on boot, but not on plug

I have a USB-RS232 converter with an FTDI FT232R chip (VID:PID=0403:6001) that is detected and mapped to /dev/ttyUSBx on boot of the RPi 3B, but does not map to /dev/ttyUSBx if it is simply plugged in ...
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Change active wifi network without reboot using external USB wifi dongle

I'm trying to programmatically change which wifi network my PI is connected to, on the fly without a reboot. When I run the script using this USB wifi device it won't switch. However, it works when ...
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dmi: Firmware registration failed

I have installed Gentoo kernel 4.14.y from https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux. dmesg shows the following errors ... ... [ 0.182547] dmi: Firmware registration failed. ... ... [ 2.224843] mmc1:...
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Raspberry Pi 3B rebind driver of onboard wifi

I have a raspberry pi-3 and I am running on raspbian stretch with latest updates till 27/08 (except kernel which is locked 4.14.52) Does anyone know how to unbind and then bind the wifi adapter ...
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Kernel module can't be loaded - “invalid module format”

Headline: I've cross-compiled a kernel module for the Raspberry Pi, but on attempting to load it, I get the following error: insmod: ERROR: could not insert module testmod.ko: Invalid module format ...
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Single channel SPI DMA

The documentation on the SPI peripheral says: Two DMA channels are required, one to read from and one to write to the SPI. Is this necessarily true? I have a device where I need to write a few ...
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My Raspberry Pi is crashed and I'm not able to access it with SSH or SFTP. I need to backup my USB Drive mounted with Raspberry Pi

My device is Raspberry Pi 3B with Raspbian stretch lite OS installed. I was followed this tutorial to mount USB drive with my Raspberry Pi. But today my Raspberry Pi crashed for trying to uninstall ...
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Raspbian Stretch C920 webcam driver LED control regression?

In a previous Stack Overflow post (April 16th 2018), Raspberry Pi : use VLC to stream webcam : Logitech C920 [H264 Video without transcoding + Audio + LED control], I described how to use the Pi + ...
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How and from where is the ENC28J60 driver loaded?

I have a raspberry CM3 setup where I added an external eNet port so that I have internet connectivity. It is very similar to the break-out board setup such as this one which is also based on the ...
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Error 41 - Required SSSE3 instruction set not supported by the cpu

I'm trying to connect the ueye camera to a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ over usb. I downloaded the Linux drivers and tried to install it. However, upon installation I got this error: Error 41 - Required ...
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Updating Pi 3 B's WiFi driver for security improvements [duplicate]

The recent KRACK vulnerability has made me worried about taking my Pi out with me in public areas. I was wondering if the Raspian/Linux dist would of updated the WiFi driver automatically to protect ...
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Building drivers for rtl8811CU/rtl8821CU

I've extracted driver from cd that came with my wireless card and modified it to build on kernel versions up to 4.15. Thanks to similar drivers already patched for new kernels it was an easy task. I'...
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Compute Module 3 BCM43364 WiFi via SDIO

I have a Murata 1FX evaluation kit, and I'm attempting to use it to get WiFi working on a Compute Module 3 (with the CMIO board). It uses the Broadcom BCM43364 chipset, which is similar to what the ...
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Install Archer T1U driver on Ubuntu Mate

I am trying to install a driver for this wireless dongle but it states that the drivers can be built only on kernel versions 2.6~3.16. While mine is: uname -a Linux pi-raspberry11 4.4.38-v7+ #938 SMP ...
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1020x1080 Touchscreen driver

I want to install the LCD-show driver to my raspberry Pi. But the touchscreen I have to use has a 1920 x 1080 resolution. I havent found a way to get the driver for this resolution. Is there somekind ...
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How do I speed up MG995 servo motor using PCA9685 motor driver?

I am using PCA9685 to drive a MG995 servo motor. I am using the following code to control the servo motor. import time,Adafruit_PCA9685 def elbow(): pwm = Adafruit_PCA9685.PCA9685() pwm....
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Header files not being found (sys/stat.h)

I am trying to compile a device driver to control some LEDs connected via GPIO pins. First, I got errors that /lib/modules/4.14.31-v7+/build was not found, so I ran sudo apt-get install raspberrypi-...
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Integrate 64x128 oled display in a 16x2 LCD display system

I have found a tutorial on how to set up a ethereum Miner using raspberry pi (doing it as a project, not for money) and I want to have a display on it. The article uses a 16x2 character display. I ...
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Problems with compiling drivers for rtl8192cu

I'm trying to use realtek 8188cu module in concurrent mode(both station and AP mode simultaneously). I downloaded the driver source files from here: https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/tree/...
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Accessing 3+ SD/MMC /dev/mmcblk devices

I've successfully followed some instructions for access 2 SD cards via SPI on a Raspberry Pi 3: https://ralimtek.com/Raspberry_Pi_Secondary_SD_Card/ How do I configure it to access more than 2 SD ...
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Install rtl8192cu WLAN driver on android

I have a RPi2 and have installed Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) However my wifi adapter(0bda:8176 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter) which worked on Raspbian, doesn't seem ...
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In simultaneous use of SPI0 and DPI Mode 3 interfaces, can SPI0 CS0 be moved to a pin other than 8?

I am attempting to design a device using a Pi Zero which needs to connect to both an ENC18J60 SPI ethernet controller, and a VGA monitor via Mode 3 DPI and the Mincepi Pi Zero pi2vga schematic. While ...
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I just wondering if the peripherals like DMA, PWM and such, are all accessible from user-space

I managed to access GPIO registers according to the datasheet by mmaping the peripherals-base-address provided from "/proc/device-tree/soc/ranges"and made my own user-space library and just wondering ...
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SD to USB Adapter: Will the SD card appear as a USB device?

My colleague and I are writing an endurance test for SD cards (running read/write/erase block cycles). We're considering using an Raspberry Pi 3 to run the tests on. The issue is we will be using ...
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Why can't my Pimoroni HyperPixel display detect multiple fingers correctly?

I recently bought PIMORONI HyperPixel Display (3.5 Capacitive 800x480 display, driven by internal ADC) The driver is written in Python using the EVDEV lib but there are some problem reading multiple ...
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CODEC I2S: Using SGTL5000 in a custom board

I am using this board and this works: https://fe-pi.com/products/fe-pi-audio-z-v2 Now, I wanted to integrate an SGTL5000 (the above board's CODEC) in a custom board. I designed it and I already have ...
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Installing Kvaser Drivers(Linuxcan) for RPI

I have been attempting to install Kvaser drivers onto a RPI 2B and have been follwing the instructions listed in the following link: https://www.kvaser.com/developer-blog/building-canlib-linuxcan-...
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How do I install the DisplayLink driver for Ubuntu on Raspbian?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B v1.2 with Raspbian Stretch 9.1 as an OS. I have the USB graphics adapter Kensington K33907. How can I proceed to install the DisplayLink driver for Ubuntu on Raspbian? ...
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Erratic errors in libfreenect on Raspberry Pi 3

I'm running a 3D SLAM application (RTAB-Map) on my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Jessie. The sensor I'm using is a Kinect v1 (Xbox 360) camera connected to one of the USB ports. I've installed ...
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I2S DAC device support (kernel drivers?) and noise (“pop”, “crackle”) on playback

I am trying a Adafruit I2S 3W Stereo Speaker Bonnet for Raspberry Pi - Mini Kit, which is built around two MAX98357 (datasheet: adafruit, maxim), on a Raspberry Pi Zero W with Raspbian Stretch (...
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How do you add new “driver.c” files to get built with kernel

I've been following this guide to it's entirety when building existing kernel modules with no issues. My problem arises when I try to add my own driver.c files to the /linux/drivers/input/touchscreen ...
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Fastest way to copy gpio state to memory?

Following an impressive write-up in MagPi 32,there has been other write-ups for better parallel ADC control from a Raspberry Pi. It appears that the ADC can be driven by Raspberry on-board clock at ...
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Using a KS0108 type screen for a portable terminal

I would like to use a KS0108 type for a terminal (it is desirable for its low power use, around 5-7 amps), I cannot seem to find drivers and would like to know where to start on writing my own drivers ...
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Unable to install the driver for “AVerTV Volar HD Nano - A867R” (a DVB-T dongle)

I downloaded the driver (for linux) from the AVerMedia site, unpacked it into an xyz directory, and from that directory I gave the command make. I got the following output Missing files that required ...
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How to read data from an NI DAQ USB-6259?

I have a sensor for which I'm forced to use a NI DAQ to read data from. And I have a USB-6259 to do so. I don't want to connect the DAQ directly to my laptop because it has messed it up before. I ...
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how to set precision of DS18B20 via w1-therm?

According to the documentation for w1-therm: Writing a value between 9 and 12 to the sysfs w1_slave file will change the precision of the sensor for the next readings. This value is in (volatile) ...