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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KeDei LCD version 6.0 with Raspberry Pi 3 driver problem

I got KeDei LCD with version 6.0 and inserted this to my raspberry pi 3 When I install drivers or images, after reboot i see on this display, how system load, and then screen become white. I tried ...
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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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Error compiling and loading driver on the Raspberry Pi

I bought a temperature sensor with a usb adapter and needed to install a driver for it, but I could not compile the driver provided by the manufacturer. pi@raspberrypi:~/CH341SER_LINUX $ make make -...
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How to connect ST7789 LCD to SPI Bus 1 as 2nd screen?

I've been trying to get this ST7789 library working with the 240x240 1.3" display on the rpi0w Python lib https://github.com/solinnovay/Python_ST7789 So far I've set all the screen pins to the bcm ...
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Connecting Multiple Big Stepper Motors to RPi

I am fairly new to using stepper motors and RPis, so have some potentially naive questions. Firstly, I am using two NEMA 34 stepper motors and planning to connect them with DM860T drivers. However, I ...
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Trouble adding a gpio device to the device tree

I'm trying to connect an hx711 to GPIO23 and GPIO24 pins on an RPI3 A+, and I need to specify this in the device tree to have the hx711.ko driver be probed. I've been stuck on this problem for some ...
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Analog psp thumbstick not working with analog to digital converter on Pi model 2

I am working on a portable RPI 2 retropie (another version of Raspbian) powered game console. I have bought an analog psp thumbstick, and an mcp3002 analog to digital converter, that I want to use for ...
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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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Wi-Fi dongle with RTL8188RU chipset scanning but not connecting

I obtained a ALFA AWUS036NHR with a Realtek RTL8188RU chipset Wi-Fi dongle and I am trying to get it to work on a Raspberry Pi. The device is detected correctly: root@rpi1:~# lsusb | grep WLAN Bus ...
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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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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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LCD 35 Kuman driver on Kodi

Is there a way to use the driver from the 35-inch LCD touchscreen from Kuman? I tried it, but my Raspberry Pi didn't answer with SSH after I installed it. On the HDMI output is a black screen and no ...
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Drivers for USB/MIDI device

I am new to Raspbian. I managed to get Pure Data to run, but now I am trying to get this MIDI device running: http://www.m-audio.com/products/view/uno Does anyone have any advice for how to install ...
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How to write a Kernel module using SPI properly?

I have no experience writing kernel modules. I build some examples with gpio interrupts and they worked prety well. Now I want to use SPI from my kernel module and I will explain why I need it. I am ...
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How is spidev and the spi-bcm2835 module related?

Removing either one deletes the SPI devices from /dev/ What's the difference between the two modules and how do they relate?
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Raspberry Pi 4 hung on boot while powered USB hub is plugged in

I've got a powered USB hub with an ethernet port connected to my Pi. When the Pi boots with it plugged, the boot process hangs until I unplug it. This seemingly includes the clock, as /var/log/syslog ...
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How to set up the Edimax EW-7611ULB combo Bluetooth WIFI dongle

Although, this dongle works (for awhile), there is a problem with the bluetooth driver. After streaming for about an hour, the driver eats up all the Pi memory and the Pi stops responding. Power ...
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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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Disable CH340 port auto reset on error

I want to use raspberry pi 4 to read some values from Mitsubishi FX1n PLC over programing port(RS232) and I use RS232-USB adapter with CH340 chip. The problem is that I have to send ASCII REQ(05 in ...
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What is the impact of setting gpu_mem=16 using the vc4 kms driver? (compute module 3+)

If i understood correctly, the kms driver (vc4-kms-v3d) uses a dynamic memory split which can be set via the 'cma' parameter in cmdline.txt This means the less memory i assign to the gpu with 'gpu_mem'...
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Ubuntu 19.10: Enabling and using Raspberry Pi Camera Module v2.1

I have installed Ubuntu 19.10 64-bit on my raspberry pi4 with 1gb ram. I know raspbian would be the better choice, but I have to use Ubuntu for some other reasons. Moreover I know that Ubuntu Mate ...
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OV9281 module drivers

I was looking at working with the OV9281 on my pi and noticed that there are at least two OV9281 modules available. One made by Arducam which has the driver here. Another is made by VC which has its ...
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Rastertospl failed samsung printer

I have connected my Samsung M2020 Series printer connected to RPI with CUPS. The printer is set up and I installed proper drivers for this printer on the RPI. CUPS recognised it and I selected it. The ...
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libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty1_armhf.deb or similar version for Ubuntu trusty 14.04

I have an NFC reader ACR1251U-A1, and I'm trying to install the driver for my NFC reader. In the folder that I have downloaded from the provider's website, there are only libacsccid1_1.1.0-1~trusty ...
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Berryboot, raspbian, docker, SSD, aufs vs overlay2 storage drivers, nnc1: timeout waiting for hardware interrupt, pi 4b

Hi my goal is to step up my pi 4b with berryboot loading the OS onto a SSD where I can start running docker to become better familiar with it. Then use pi-hole and pivpn and whatever else might be ...
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hostapd failing to respond to DHCP discover nl80211: Frame command failed:

I'm trying to set up a AP by using hostapd and I was unable to even after following the tutorial notes step by step: After running hostapd with dnsmasq The AP gets advertised on the air, but ...
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edt_ft5x06 touchscreen probe failed with code -121

I am trying to get ER-TFTM070_5 display with capacitive touch screen to work. I hae gotten as far as getting the screen it self to work. Now I am facing a challenge to get the touch screen digitiser ...
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Most compatible/supported I2C based touchscreen to emulate?

Without going into boring details, I need to get a touchscreen input into a Raspberry Pi which will be "faked" by a microcontroller - so the micro is reading some input and translating it to ...
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Who has Docker working (pi 4b)? What OS did you use?

First off I am running berryboot on the sd of my raspberry pi 4b so I can load/run raspbian desktop OS off a 480gb SSD. I hate not have running out of storage ever (this works fine). Issues: Docker ...
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Wi-Fi transfers hang on Raspberry Pi 3

I was trying to transfer a 50 MB file to my Raspberry Pi 3 via samba and I noticed that after few seconds the transfer slows down until it stops, same thing via scp. It starts but after few seconds (5-...
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Stepper Motor Not Responding. Wiring Issue?

I am following the tutorial: But I am using a pi t-cobbler and a Pi 2. I am also using the ULN2803 driver. When plugging a button into the appropriate gpio spots on the breadboard, I am able to run a ...
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DS18B20 Temperature Sensor - Rpi 3/4 Driver, Wiring, Detection, and Python Programming

I am new in raspberry pi. In my research project, I would like to monitor ground temperature at 60 points. My team decided to set a monitoring system using raspberry pi. As a preliminary test, I ...
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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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How can I write or read from a specific GPIO pin in from a kernel-module?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 with standard 32 bit Raspbian. I'm trying to write a driver in c that writes AT commands to some GPIO pins and reads the response from other pins. For that I want to use the ...
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Driver for HelTec E-Ink display

I was given this SPI e-ink / e-paper display from HelTec and am trying to make it work with RPi. Apparently there’s a driver for Arduino but I would very much prefer to connect it directly to RPi and ...
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Twin touchscreens on Pi 3/4

I'm looking at a project where I will need to drive two separate displays from a Pi, both of which are touchscreen - specifically GT911 type on a separate I2C connection. This will almost certainly be ...
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Userspace and Kernel space graphics drivers for the pi 4

I recently bought a raspberry pi 4 to aid in my computer architecture studies. Also, one of my study projects is to build a kiosk application using buildroot (not raspbien). I have taken some time to ...
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USB detection problem after switching from raspbian stretch to buster

I have a device constructing from a raspberry pi 3 B and an AVR based usb device. The interconnection of these components is depicted in this picture. When RPI is on, data lines of keyboard will be ...
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Emergency mode after automatically mount usb driver

I try to mount a USB drive automatically on my PI 3B+, i following the instruction on site « How to format and mount a USB drive on Raspberry Pi? » by Patrick I past in the /etc/fstab the partuuid of ...
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HDMI-to-( TTL or LVDS ) decoder/driver on a custom PCB [closed]

I am working on a custom-made handheld PCB based around a PI Compute Module and one of the hardest steps I have found is how to include an HDMI-to-(50pin-TTL or LVDS) driver on my PCB to run my LCD ...
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Issues installing RTL8812BU WiFi driver on Raspberry Pi 4 B

Recently, I bought a USB3 WiFi adapter with the RTL8812BU chip (Supports Linux). I have spent 5 hours so far trying to install the Linux driver for the chip on my Raspberry Pi 4. Apparently, I am not ...
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Disable USB driver on RPi Zero W

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero W running Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) Lite (Aug 2020). This is an IoT project where, I have a USB modem that makes my internet connection. When the modem is powered on it ...
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What sort of throughput is achievabe over the USB 3.0 port on the Pi-4?

Looking to run a router application on the rPi-4, and was wondering if anyone has experience using usb 3.0 -> gigabit ethernet adapters on it - specifically what adapter/chipset worked with what ...
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Screen Software reset on usage of apt repositories

I'm using the waveshare 3.5 inch touchscreen, it's wiki can be found here 3.5wiki. From the moment I use the apt repository it becomes blank at the next reboot. The raspberry stays responsive (tested ...
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How to install Generic / Text Only printer on Raspberry pi 4 with Windows 10

On windows 10 for Raspberry pi (ARM64), all basic printer drivers are present (microsoft, samsung), but "Generic" section isn't present! I need to install a thermal receipt printer (exactly ...
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Editing heartbeat LED trigger

I am trying to edit the timer of heartbeat trigger on RPi Zero. I have found original .c file of kernel driver here https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/blob/rpi-5.4.y/drivers/leds/trigger/ledtrig-...
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How do I connect my 24 pin fpc to dip breakout board to my rpi zero w?

So I am working on a type of headset and I bought the adafruit 1.3 ips with 24 pin fpc connector and st7789 driver and I'm thinking of using a breakout board to do it. What I don't know is the pin out ...
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WiFi dongle works on raspberry pi 4 but when i put sd card and wifi dongle with PiZero it does not show up in ifconfig?

I am trying to plug a USB wifi adaptor to raspberry pi zero and I got driver problem so I removed the sd card and usb wifi adaptor and put it on a raspberry pi 4 and installed the drivers and when I ...
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Consequences of the first low-level GPU driver for the Broadcom Videocore IV GPU

3 days ago, Martin Thomas announced on twitter the first low-level GPU driver for the Broadcom Videocore IV GPU. What exactly is a low-level GPU driver, is it the equivalent of a firmware? And most ...
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DTOverlay for Focaltech ft6336c touchscreen

I have a touchscreen which uses the ft6336c driver for the touch (the video is sorted via a DPI interface). I have found that there is a kernel driver, edt-ft5x06.ko but I can't find an overlay. Does ...

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