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I am getting "FATAL: Module ads7846_device not found." #260
I have installed a HY28A display to my Raspberry Pi B+, and I am having problems getting the Touchpanel to work. As the TFT worked without problems with the standard Foundation image, I just compiled the touch driver (runned make in the ads7846_device directory) and then installed them.
As I have not clear how installed then I just copied the resulting ads7846_device.ko in /lib/modules/3.18.0-trunk-rpi/kernel, and then runned $depmod in that directory. Then I tried to run the instruction in https://github.com/notro/fbtft/wiki/Touchpanel:
$sudo modprobe ads7846
$sudo modprobe ads7846_device
If I run:
I get ads7846 listed (not ads7846_device, off course) .
If I run:
$dmesg | grep -i ads7846
I don't get any message.
I hope I can get some help about what I am doing wrong.
I have the TS working now, by loading ads7846-overlay.dtb. The only issue I still having is that in order to avoid having the X axe inverted, I have to to execute the comand:
$ DISPLAY=:0 xinput --set-prop 'ADS7846 Touchscreen' 'Evdev Axis Inversion' 1 0
It works ok if I run this command from a terminal within the session. However if I add this line to /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc (before $. /etc/X11/Xsession), it has no effect.
Where else can I place this command?.
Thanks again for your help, and all the work you have put on fbtft.
Screen works fine but can't get the touch bit working.
end of config.txt:
end of /etc/modules:
flexfb nobacklight width=480 height=320 regwidth=16 init=-1,0xb0,0x0,-1,0x11,-2,250,-1,0x3A,0x55,-1,0xC2,0x44,-1,0xC5,0x00,0x00,0x00,0x00,-1,0xE0,0x0F,0x1F,0x1C,0x0C,0x0F,0x08,0x48,0x98,0x37,0x0A,0x13,0x04,0x11,0x0D,0x00,-1,0xE1,0x0F,0x32,0x2E,0x0B,0x0D,0x05,0x47,0x75,0x37,0x06,0x10,0x03,0x24,0x20,0x00,-1,0xE2,0x0F,0x32,0x2E,0x0B,0x0D,0x05,0x47,0x75,0x37,0x06,0x10,0x03,0x24,0x20,0x00,-1,0x36,0x28,-1,0x11,-1,0x29,-3
$sudo vcdbg log msg
001068.180: Read command line from file 'cmdline.txt'
001069.109: Loading 'kernel.img' from SD card
so it looks like the message dtoverlay_merge_overlay('ads7846') failed - err -1 is failing and there also is another error line in there:
I don't know what to try next although lsmod does show the module is loaded it just isn't being used by anything and there is no INPUT driver and no touch control.
Any help greatly received
Hi John. I am not very advanced fbtft or Linux user but here are my recomendations:
the instructions for compiling the dtb are here:
Anyway all working now