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    Phoronix: Linux 5.10 To Bring Rework To Raspberry Pi 4 USB Firmware Initialization

    One of the early changes queued in the USB area for the Linux 5.10 cycle later this summer is a "reset-raspberrypi" driver set for introduction as another upstream improvement for the current-generation Raspberry Pi 4 single board computer...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...-RPi-Reset-USB

  • #2
    Minor error:
    Originally posted by phoronix View Post
    At present that loading of the of the USB firmware for initialization is done using quirks in the kernel and other hacky sort of solutions.

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    • #3
      Doesn't the Rasberry Pi still require proprietary code to boot? If so, does anyone know if that has any chance of changing in the near future?

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      • #4
        So it will be better to reset usb disk, when connection is lost?

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        • #5
          Originally posted by gnarlin View Post
          Doesn't the Rasberry Pi still require proprietary code to boot? If so, does anyone know if that has any chance of changing in the near future?
          I also have that impression..
          To be honest I don't know, because RPI4 is out there in the wild for a lot of time already and its poor mainline situation maintains..
          So don't expect a open source solution..

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