Deprecated: Raspberry Pi kernel and firmware with support for FBTFT
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Latest commit 6db2afc Apr 13, 2016 @notro rpi-firmware is deprecated

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notro/rpi-firmware

Deprecated
The offical Raspberry Pi kernel has SPI DMA support now, so rpi-firmware is deprecated.

Raspberry Pi kernel 4.0.7+ with SPI DMA support.

Install

sudo REPO_URI=https://github.com/notro/rpi-firmware rpi-update

Changelog

2015-07-11

2015-03-27

  • FBTFT support is now in raspberrypi/linux. This release only adds SPI DMA support on top of that.
  • pitft overlay changed name to pitft28-resistive
  • These modules are no longer present:
    • gpio_keys_device - DT overlay example
    • ads7846_device - Use ads7846 DT overlay instead. See /boot/overlays/README
    • gpio_mouse_device
    • stmpe_device
    • gpio_backlight_device
    • rpi_power_switch
    • spi-config
  • Builtin console fonts are not enabled (fbcon=font:XX).
  • Other kconfig options no longer enabled:
    • MOUSE_GPIO
    • GPIO_MCP23S08
    • DYNAMIC_DEBUG

2015-02-07

  • Pi 2 support

2014-12-07

Sources

Patches

  • /home/pi/rpi-firmware/fbtft/patches/bcm2708-spi-dts.patch
  • /home/pi/rpi-firmware/fbtft/patches/0001-staging-fbtft-Add-reset-to-fbtft_init_display_dt.patch

Kernel config

Default config: bcmrpi_defconfig

Built with rpi-build