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by adun
Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:14 am
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gregeric wrote:
adun wrote:Even the act led has moved to a virtgpio. I assume they needed GPIO 47 again for sd-card detect. As the pi can now boot directly from usb / pxe.
I started a new thread on RPi3B schematics for us to tease this all out: viewtopic.php?f=63&t=138280
Good idea ;)
by gregeric
Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:56 am
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adun wrote:Even the act led has moved to a virtgpio. I assume they needed GPIO 47 again for sd-card detect. As the pi can now boot directly from usb / pxe.
I started a new thread on RPi3B schematics for us to tease this all out: viewtopic.php?f=63&t=138280
by adun
Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:32 am
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gregeric wrote:
fruitoftheloom wrote:Would be good if did not have to spend time searching for this info.. but thanks for confirmation ;)
Where's the fun in that?

As adun has noticed, they ran out of GPIOs so something had to give!
Even the act led has moved to a virtgpio. I assume they needed GPIO 47 again for sd-card detect. As the pi can now boot directly from usb / pxe.
by Paul Webster
Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:39 pm
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jdb wrote:
0xFF wrote:Is PXE boot confirmed ?
TFTP, and yes. Plus USB mass-storage.
Looking forward to someone verifying this SD cardless operation.
by jamesh
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:39 pm
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0xFF wrote:Is PXE boot confirmed ?
Not that I am aware of.
by jdb
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:36 pm
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0xFF wrote:Is PXE boot confirmed ?
TFTP, and yes. Plus USB mass-storage.
by 0xFF
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:32 pm
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Is PXE boot confirmed ?
by RaTTuS
Mon Feb 29, 2016 1:22 pm
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from https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/pi-3-interview/
USB and PXE network boot
Even with the chip designed and taped out in March of last year, the Foundation had some final input for Broadcom in order to add twonew features: direct USB massstorage and PXE network boot capabilities. “Gordon rewrote the boot ROM for the chip and then provided an updated boot ROM to Broadcom, saying ‘shove this in the chip, it’ll work’,” Eben laughs. “And it does!

OOh -0 ooh ohh no SD card neded ?

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