[NTG-context] [OT] rasperry 4

Henri Menke henrimenke at gmail.com
Tue Jun 25 13:09:52 CEST 2019


On 25/06/2019, 09:15:43, luigi scarso wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 12:15 AM Henri Menke <henrimenke at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > On 25/06/19 12:30 AM, luigi scarso wrote:
> > > just seen
> > > https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/
> > >
> > > I would like to know your impressions
> >
> > Does it still need proprietary binary blobs in the kernel?
> 
> 
> dunno
> 

>From the page you linked:

    Raspberry Pi packages
    [...]
    - linux-firmware-raspi2 - GPU firmware bootloader files and pi 3 wifi firmware file
    - linux-raspi2 (linux-image-raspi2) - Linux kernel with patches from https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux
    - u-boot-rpi - Provides u-boot.bin
    - flash-kernel - Automatically copies the latest kernel, dtb file and u-boot script to the pi's fat formatted GPU firmware partition 

So yes, there is a whole bunch of non-free stuff required to even boot
the system.

> 
> >
> > so it is as useless as all the models before because it can only
> > run their custom Raspbian distro.
> >
> 
> 
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/RaspberryPi
> 18.04.2 both 32bit and 64bit work
> 
> -- 
> luigi

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