Questions tagged [kernel]

The kernel is the central component of the operating system and manages hardware, process scheduling, file systems, virtual memory paging, inter-process and network communication, etc.

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Raspberry Pi 3 Freezing / Crashing

A project I'm working on uses Raspberry Pi 3 boards to power a display which simply runs chromium in kiosk mode to display a webpage (a web app I've built for this project). Alongside this is a small ...
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How to extract aarch64 vmlinuz gzip image?

I am trying to PXE boot Ubuntu 20.04 aarch64 on the pi 4b but I am stuck at the point where I need to extract the kernel image vmlinuz-5.4.0-1028-raspi. I tried to zcat and pipe it out but I ended up ...
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What kernel modules and other setup are needed for using the RPi3 built in Wi-Fi?

Question I'm trying to get the Wi-Fi working (again) on my model 3. I am not using Raspbian. Which kernel config settings and loaded modules are needed for the Wi-Fi device to show up in ifconfig -a?...
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How to change the default governor?

I want to change the default governor on my pi from ondemand to performance. Is there a way of doing this?
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syslog and kern.log filling with: rc rc0: IR event FIFO is full!

I have a Pi that has recently developed a habit of maxing the SD card with syslog messages (somewhere in the hundreds per second) of the message: "Date/Time user kernel: [ 2257.432445] rc rc0: IR ...
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Kernel/Firmware as Debian package

It says on the official site that "the kernel and firmware are installed as a Debian package, and so will also get updates when using [apt-get upgrade]" I run apt-get update / apt-get dist-upgrade ...
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USB/Bridge using MAX3421

Please, could someone help me, I am trying to use the module (max3421-hcb) with the raspberry pi 3, but I really don't know how to load this module, with the parameters, like wich GPIO will act as INT ...
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How to emulate the raspberry os on the jetson nano with qemu-kvm

I'm trying to install this repository on my emulated raspbian-bullseye / raspberry pi-bullseye os : https://github.com/stantonious/ss-apps It requires a raspberry board,but I haven't one. For this ...
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The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available / Resolving raspberrypi-kernel failed: Name or service not known

I would like to virtualize debian bullseye for raspberry on top of my jetson nano using qemu and kvm because it is necessary to install this repo : https://www.hackster.io/stanton/smart-snoring-...
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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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GCC version for compiling a loadable kernel module

I am not very familiar with Linux, so may be my question is a little bit foolish. I would like to compile kernel module without recompiling the kernel (USB Wi-Fi stick driver for MT7106U chip). I ...
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RS-485: UART configuration for 10 Mbit/s

I would like to use an RS-485 transceiver (e.g. SN65176BD) with my Raspberry Pi 3, to communicate on a network operating at 10 Mbit/s (a common speed for RS-485 networks). Using an unmodified ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W, berryboot would not boot

I am having difficulty installing berryboot on my pi zero. I followed countless guides and none seem to work. most guides tell me to download berryboot from here however the site does not have a ...
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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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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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How to update/change the kernel without removing the SD card?

I have seen posts and tutorials dealing with updating the kernel, such as this one, but they all expect you to remove the SD card, rewrite it outside with a card reader and then plug it back in. Is it ...
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dtoverlay=gpio-poweroff not working on raspberry pi 3 B

Problem: I have a Raspi 3B rev: a02082 (Q1 2016 3 Model B 1.2 1 GB (Mfg by Sony)) running raspbian jessie kernel 4.9.35-v7 I want to signal to a power management circuit that filesystems ...
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How do I add an i2c device to the device tree?

I am trying to add an mpu 9250 to the device tree of my RPi 3 A+ so that my custom driver's probe function will be called. I have followed this documentation about the Raspberry Pi device tree and ...
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Cannot connect to the Docker daemon at unix:///var/run/docker.sock. Is the docker daemon running?

Raspberry Pi 4 8GB Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Before this happened, I was able to run a bunch of Docker containers without an issue. However, my Pi suddenly stopped working (wasn't able to SSH into it, wasn'...
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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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Installing kernel headers for downgraded kernel version

I am working with a RPI4B 2GB, on which I've installed Raspberry OS. Due to a specific issue, I've had to downgrade my kernel version to 4.19.118-v7l, using sudo rpi-update ...
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Kernel version does not update when using apt update, apt full-upgrade

I want my Rpis to automatically update to the latest kernel pushed out by the Rpi Foundation, so I set up unattended-upgrades. I assume that's been working - but the kernel version hasn't updated ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 KVM kernel for Raspberry Pi 4

I would like to deploy a VM from KVM template on Raspberry Pi 4 running Ubuntu server 20.04. The VM will be configured with an emulated x86_64 CPU. Is there a precompiled KVM kernel for it? If not, ...
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top/htop not showing CPU usage of kernel processes

I'm trying to improve FPS from a USB webcam. Supposedly I should be able to use htop to show where the bottleneck is, since top won't show kernel processes such as time spent waiting for disk access. ...
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raspbian does not boot on QEMU

I am trying to emulate raspbian on windows 10 64 bit. My start.bat is qemu-system-arm -kernel kernel-qemu-4.4.34-jessie -cpu arm1176 -m 256 -M versatilepb -no-reboot -serial stdio -append "root=/dev/...
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raspi ubuntu 20 - apt-get update problem - linux firmware / linux-raspi / linux-image-raspi

Hy my raspi has this fstab: UUID=7d298733-8450-4adb-b654-6de49954db5c / btrfs defaults 0 0 UUID=AD5E-0725 /boot/firmware vfat defaults 0 1 Then the ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules for installing Ubuntu 18.04 on Raspberry 4

I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04 on Pi4. I followed the link from ubuntu for pi. After inserting the SD card with Ubuntu image, the error appeared after few lines with [FAILED] Failed to start Load ...
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Disable USB 3 (use ehci instead of xhci) on Raspberry pi 4

I'm trying to disable USB3 entirely on my raspberry pi 4 running Ubuntu server but I can't find a way to do it. Some things that I've tried are: Blacklisting xhci - doesn't work because it's a ...
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RPi 4B 4GB: Excessive Shut Down time using the GUI shutdown

I have 5 - 4B-4GB's and 1-8GB systems. One of the 4GB systems is experiencing an excessive shutdown (power off) time of 4.5 minutes. All the other systems take about 15-20 seconds, all my systems ...
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Stuck on Rainbow Screen after kernel upgrade on CentOS7

I ran 'yum update' on my Raspberry Pi3 running Centos7, and now it will not boot. Both LED's are solid (no flashing) and it does not get past the 'Rainbow Screen'. The following packages were ...
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Raspbian compile single kernel module gfs2

I'm trying my best to get GFS2 mounted on top of a dual-primary DRDB /dev/drdb0 volume on Raspbian, but I'm hitting an issue. The DRBD volume has a working stonith/fencing cluster setup using ...
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How to enable console via uart1 in yocto for raspberrypi3 image

I'm using Yocto-dunfell for getting custom my Raspberrypi3 image. Here I want to enable serial-console via uart1. for that I have given change in my files- local.conf: ENABLE_UART = "1" ...
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My RPi0 W crashes

My RasPi 0 W Crashes while updating and upgrading after i newly flashed the SD card with 2019-07-10-raspbian-buster-lite.img my putty console: login as: pi pi@192.168.2.119's password: Linux ...
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Update means Respeaker Seeed Soundcard will no longer install. What can I do?

I've been using the Respeaker 6 Mic array and Seeed-Soundcard for months and was just about to start a field deployment with them however I reflashed my SD cards and tried to reinstall the soundcard ...
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Kernel Development with Raspberry Pi

I want to start working and playing with linux kernel. Instead of trying on my own system, I want to do the same on raspberry pi. I want to compile my own kernel and start working on my first kernel ...
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Install problem: “Can't compile with this kernel, aborting”. dkms (bad exit status: 2)

I've been trying to run an install script on my raspberry pi 4, and I keep getting the same error. The script is meant to install a soundcard for a multiple microphone adaptor on the pi, I've got it ...
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Kernel crashes when upgrading or installing something

I have two Raspberry pi zero w and the first one I bought last summer or so. The second was recently. The first one always crashed at the beginning when streaming the pi-camera with more than 6 fps (...
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Do I have to use the Raspberry PI Kernel version of Alpine Linux?

I want to install Alpine Linux on my Raspberry Pi 3B+. I know how to install linux via Rufus and have read the wiki on how to install it. There are 2 different versions of Alpine Linux, one "...
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Getting “eth0: kevent 0 may have been dropped” randomly whenever the home router restarts

I have seen similar questions but ALL of them are having issues when they using the Pi as a Wifi AP. My question is different. I don't use the Wifi functionality of the Pi at all. My home router ...
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End kernel panic not syncing cannot allocate swiotlb buffer and cannot provide with dma bouncer buffer

I am using raspberry pi 4b after successfully installation of raspbian os i connected the pi with raspberry display (official raspberry pi 7 inch display) then error msg appears as kernel panic cant ...
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When building a kernel from source, what is the KERNEL environment variable used for?

When building the Linux kernel from source for an RPi3, the official documentation recommends setting the KERNEL environment var to kernel7 (as opposed to kernel or kernel7l). What does this ...
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No USB with upstream kernel

I have built a kernel for Raspberry Pi 2 using the latest upstream kernel (version 4.15-rc5): https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/ I configured it with ...
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Patch a RPI image to get a root shell

I'm trying to reverse engineer an appliance based on RPI2, and I would like to get a root shell on the system. After dumping the SD I noticed that there's no rootfs partition (it exists but it's ...
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Unable to find raspberrypi-kernel-headers package

I'm trying to get Wireguard going on my RPi, just to mess around with it. I think I correctly followed the various directions I've seen about how to get up-and-running, but I can't find the ...
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Issues running two PL2303 USB to Serial converters on a Raspberry Pi Zero W

I'm having a bit of a problem building a little network-connected UPS monitor. I have two USB to Serial adapters of the pl2303 kind. Latest Raspbian and I'm running them off a tiny powered USB hub ...
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How to use the perf utility on raspbian?

I'd like to use the perf tool on my 2016-02-09 Raspbian Jessie operating system. For that, I have installed the linux-tools package (which contains perf). The kernel version in use on that image is 4....
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Images with Multiple kernel to share among Pi-B, Pi-3 and Pi-4

I have 3 models of Raspberry from ARM-v6 to ARM-v8 and would like to have SD cards that i can exchange among them. After testing my SD IO have realized that Retropie and RaspberrOS works well on Pi1 ...
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Using MCP2518 CAN controller and SocketCAN on CM4 with PiCore

Background I am planning on using a Raspberry Pi CM4 with PiCore (a version of TinyCore for the RPI) for an embedded project involving a MCP2518 CAN controller. There is an MCP251x driver already ...
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Emulating raspbian with QEMU

I'm trying to emulate raspbian on QEMU and there're plenty of guides available on internet. However, every guide points to download qemu-linux kernel from link https://xecdesign.com/downloads/linux-...

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