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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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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Kernel .config necessary options

I'm interested in compiling a custom kernel for the pi. I have the source from the github archive, which includes a make target for a default configuration: make ARCH=arm bcmrpi_defconfig But (as ...
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Enable monitor mode in RTL8188CUS realtek wifi USB dongle

I am trying to enable monitor mode in a RTL8188CUS dongle attached to a raspberryPI. This is the error I get when I try to change the mode: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor Error ...
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How do I load a module at boot time?

As stated in Why is my Audio (Sound) Output not working?, to initialise the sound driver, you must run sudo modprobe snd_bcm2835 every time you want to output sound. How do I get this to run on boot? ...
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Enable monitoring mode for RTL8188CUS via USB on Raspbian

I am trying to enable monitoring mode for a USB wifi dongle with the RTL8188CUS chipset on a raspberry pi model b+ (or any raspberry pi for that matter). $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bda:8176 ...
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How do I install the drivers for a WiFi dongle with the RealTek 8812AU chipset on Raspbian? [duplicate]

I have recently purchased an Edimax EW7811UTC AC WiFi adapter for use with my Raspberry Pi 3b running Raspbian Jessie with Pixel desktop. This WiFi dongle uses the rtl8812au chipset and the driver for ...
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Why do I get this error trying to install TP-LINK (TL-WN725N) wireless adapter driver?

I am very new in RaspBerry and I am using RaspBian distribution. I am going crazy to install the wifi USB adapter. The used model is a TP-LINK TL-WN725N I followed this tutorial: http://laurenthinoul....
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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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Level of Hackability of raspberry pi

I have been working with embedded systems (mostly micro controllers) for about 3 years. I want to know how much of RPi of actually open source?? I know arduino gives us complete details of hardware /...
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What SPI frequencies does Raspberry Pi support?

What SPI frequencies does Raspberry Pi support? Additionally: Are they all supported by the bootc.net SPI driver? Are there any additinal things I should be cautious about when trying to ...
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Using USB as a slave [duplicate]

is it possible to have the Rpi act as a USB slave/device. I would like to be able to connect its usb to the USB of a standard computer, have the host machine recognize the RPI as a USB disk and then ...
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Can I use a DHT22 as a temperature sensor for my Pi?

Is it possible to use a cheap temperature sensor such as the DHT-22 with the Raspberry Pi? I have found Arduino drivers for this and many similar things, and would be comfortable porting the code to ...
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Missing build file when building for rtl8812au driver

I am trying to install a driver for a wireless adapter I have. I am using amped-wireless-aca1-linux driver on github. Hoping it should work on a raspberry pi as well. I get the following error ...
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RPI2 Kernel module compilation (kernel 3.18.11+ vs 3.18.11-v7+)

I want to recompile a kernel module/driver on my RPI2 for my RPI2. The command uname -a gives me: Linux cpf 3.18.11-v7+ #781 SMP PREEMPT Tue Apr 21 18:07:59 BST 2015 armv7l GNU/Linux Q1) What ...
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Compile linux module on Raspbian error

I am trying to compile a simple helloworld module on my Raspberry Pi B+ under the 3.18.7+ Kenel. I did it after THIS tutorial. When I try to build my module I have this error : make[1]: *** /lib/...
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Artillery [ ILI9341 ] 3.2" LCD Touch Screen White Display and Driver Problem

I bought this Artillery 3.2 Inch LCD Touch Screen Display Monitor: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32553185633.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.27424c4dFky0Ok But it only shows a white screen, so I ...
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Hooking up a Kinect?

There is a driver project established to run Kinect on Linux. See here: https://github.com/OpenKinect/libfreenect Will this work with an RPi? What are the constraints/obstacles likely to be? I'm ...
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Has anybody tried to Debug using JTAG/BDM?

Is there a useable JTAG/BDM interface available on the Raspberry Pi? What hardware Debugger is needed for Debugging ? Can Open OCD be used?
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PREEMPT_RT and RPi Drivers

I'm planning to do some realtime control loop tasks with the RPi. In this post PREEMPT_RT and Xenomai were proposed. I'm thinking about trying PREEMPT_RT, as I'd like to keep it as simple as possible. ...
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Playstation Emulation

Does anyone know if it is possible to get the PCSXR (Playstation 1) emulator to work on the Raspberry Pi? On both Debian Squeeze and Wheezy, running any game on it with the xvideo plugin just gives. ...
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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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Is someone working on a video4linux driver for the camera module?

There are a ton of Linux applications that will interface with a camera with V4L. It would be totally awesome if there was a V4L driver for the Raspberry Pi Camera module.
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Execute script on boot (with boot folder)

I'd like to know, whether there is an option to execute a script on the first boot of Raspberry. There is a catch though. I'd like to be able to put the script in the boot folder. Since it is ...
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How do you install a uncvideo driver for a Logitech C910?

According to the verified peripheral http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeripherals my Logitech C910 HD camera should work with the "uncvideo" driver. How do I install this driver? Is it a simple as ...
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Is it possible to build a Raspberry Pi yourself?

As covered in this question, the Raspberry Pi isn't open source. However, if one were to manually buy all the components on the board and solder them in an identical manner, what further steps would ...
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Installing ESP8266 SDIO driver; “make” command gives “Kernel build tree not found” error

I'm attempting to add a kernel module on a Raspbian Debian installation for an SDIO-based wifi module driver( found here: https://hackaday.io/post/28712) The stable image comes with kernel 4.1, so ...
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How I can identify and set a needed display module which was missing on boot time?

Summarizing the problem Can't identify a needed display module which is loaded within the initramfs on boot time. Providing details and any research After fixing the problem on the surface using ...
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Capturing serial number of 2 USB RFID Reader in python (PI+2 RFID (Mifire RFID))

I've tried several programs to capture the serial number of 2 USB RFID Reader. I use 2 Mifire RFID (named RFID A & RFID B) and they connected to my Raspberry Pi. I want the Raspberry Pi ...
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Drivers for dwa-171 wifi usb dongle

I'm having trouble to compile and use drivers for dwa-171 wifi usb. I have tried a lot of things but currently i'm unable to load module. Recap of what i have done so far: Getting kernel sources: ...
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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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White screen on touchscreen display

I connected my 3.5" touchscreen display to the raspberry and nothing appears on it. When I start the raspberry, only the white screen appears and doesn't disappear. However, connecting an external ...
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How to connect Pi to a homemade board, and communicate with it?

I'd like to make a small "MCU" consisting of a camera, a mic, some LEDs, and probably a cheap ARM CPU. I'm calling this my "SMIC" (streaming media IC). I'd like to connect this SMIC MCU to a ...
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RTL8192cu wifi Authentication request to the driver failed

The device is being picked up by my pi. I also checked to make sure the 8192cu module is being loaded by the kernel as well. But I simply cannot connect to my wifi. I have tried multiple methods. I ...
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Installing drivers from USB storage

How do I copy a driver from a USB stick and what directory should I put it in? I'm using Raspbian. The driver is found here and it's for my TP Link usb wifi dongle: http://pan.baidu.com/share/link?...
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Compile linux device driver in Raspbian

I have some problems with compiling & building a simple gpio driver that I wrote( after THIS documentation). I have a Raspberry Pi Model B+ ( not sure if it's relevant to the question) with a ...
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How to use the DS2482 kernel module

I want to use the ds2482 kernel module/driver but I'm struggling to find an example to start with. I've googled many searches but I swamped with git trees and source trees. I've loaded it OK and it ...
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RTLWIFI drivers without a custom kernel?

According to multiple sources, the only way to get a USB wifi based on the RTL8192CU chipset into monitor mode is to use the RTLWIFI driver, instead of the stripped down driver that ships in raspbian. ...
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Set up on Adafruit Motor Hat

I recently bought the Adafruit Stepper Motor Hat, installed the software as per the instructions, and while it works flawlessly when running the DC motor, it will only turn the stepper motor in one ...
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DWA-171 using 8812au.ko does not seem to work on Linux kernel version 3.18.8+

I have already tried the procedure described in (Drivers for dwa-171 wifi usb dongle) on several RPi's without success. Each attempt fails at the end of the process with "ERROR: could not insert '...
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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 can I use a PQ Labs multitouch overlay with the Pi?

I have multitouch screen overlays from PQ Labs that I would like to use with my Pi. They only have drivers for the x86 architecture. Is there any way I can use these? If not, are there other ...
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Failed on installing TPLINK Archer T1U WiFi dongle on Raspbian Jessie

The driver download page is here, http://www.tp-link.com/us/download/Archer-T1U.html#Driver. In the .pdf instruction it says that I need to edit configuration in makefile.c. However, there is no ...
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Wifi adapter detected but doesn't work

I started my Raspberry Pi 2, connected to an external monitor. Everything works as supposed. I connected my USB Wifi adapter and it's being detected by the pi: $ lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 04: ID 0bda:...
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Install.sh asking for password in driver installation

I am trying to install driver for wifi adapter on my headless Rpi(I am a complete newbie), Whilst trying to install in LXterminal it asks for password, I can't figure out which password its asking, ...
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Problems while booting [closed]

Having difficulties booting would mean that your SD Card is written the way it is supposed to be and the OS starts loading but doesn't proceed and most certainly doesn't prompt you for logging in. ...