epoch1970
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Buildroot 4.14 64bit: bcm2837-rpi-3 vs bcm2710-rpi-3?

Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:04 pm

I'm using buildroot and compiling the git linux tree at raspberrypi/linux.
I don't understand the situation with the appropriate kernel DTS for 64 bits.
Some defconfigs build both bcm2837-rpi-3 and bcm2710-rpi-3, IIRC Rpi 3 boots with bcm2710-rpi-3 alone, the 32 bit build requires bcm2837-rpi-3 and does not know what bcm2710-rpi-3 is.

To get a 64 system with all Pi 3 hardware working (I don't care much about HDMI/video for now):
- which of these files do I need?
- would the previous recommendation change in the foreseeable future?

Thanks in advance.

PS: these didn't help (enough)
https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/2151
https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/wiki/Upstreaming
"S'il n'y a pas de solution, c'est qu'il n'y a pas de problème." Les Shadoks, J. Rouxel

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