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 This page attempts to document and coordinate efforts towards NetBSD/evbarm on [Raspberry Pi](http://www.raspberrypi.org). All board variants are supported.  This page attempts to document and coordinate efforts towards NetBSD/evbarm on [Raspberry Pi](http://www.raspberrypi.org). All board variants are supported.
   
 Initial, limited, Raspberry Pi support was introduced in NetBSD 6.0. NetBSD 7.0 adds complete support for the board, along with introducing support for the quad-core Raspberry Pi 2 board.  Initial, limited, Raspberry Pi support was introduced in NetBSD 6.0. NetBSD 7.0 adds complete support for the board, along with introducing support for the quad-core Raspberry Pi 2 board.  Raspberry Pi 3 support was added for NetBSD 8, and backported to NetBSD 7 in July of 2017.  (This page assumes those using NetBSD 7 are using 7.2, or the netbsd-7 branch after mid 2018.)
   
 [[images/raspberrypi.jpg]]  [[images/raspberrypi.jpg]]
   
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 <small>([Raspberry Pi image](http://www.flickr.com/photos/42325803@N07/8118758647/) by Christopher Lee used under CC-By-2.0 license)</small>  <small>([Raspberry Pi image](http://www.flickr.com/photos/42325803@N07/8118758647/) by Christopher Lee used under CC-By-2.0 license)</small>
   
   # What works (and what doesn't yet)
   
   ## NetBSD 7 and NetBSD 8
   
    - RaspberryPi 1, and 2 (including SMP)
    - Raspberry Pi 3 (excluding WiFi and bluetooth)
    - multi-user boot with root on SD card
    - serial or graphics console (with EDID query / parsing)
    - DMA controller driver and sdhc(4) support
    - Audio: works. man page missing.
    - I²C: works, could use enhancements, man page
    - GPIO
    - RNG
    - SPI: could use enhancements, man page
    - GPU (VCHIQ) - 3D and video decode. man page missing.
    - USB (host) - dwctwo(4)
    - USB Ethernet - usmsc(4)
    - X windows.
   
   ## NetBSD current
   
    - Raspberry Pi 3 bluetooth
    - Raspberry Pi 3 new SD host controller driver
   
   ## What needs work
   
    - USB (host); isochronous transfers.
    - WiFi
   
   # CPU types
   
   Note that one can also use code for earlier models on later models.
   
    - Raspberry Pi 1 uses "earmv6hf".
    - Raspberry Pi 2 uses "earmv7hf".
    - Raspberry Pi 3 uses "earmv7hf".
   
   See also [[NetBSD/aarch64|aarch64]] for running the Pi 2/3 in 64-bit mode.
   
 # Installation  # Installation
  - The automatic nightly builds  on [nyftp.netbsd.org](http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/) provide image files that can be used for installation. The Raspberry Pi and Pi 2 ports will be part of the NetBSD 7 release.  
     - The 'evbarm-earmv6hf/binary/gzimg/' directory contains an rpi.img file that can be used as a single image for both boards.  
     - The 'evbarm-earmv7hf/binary/gzimg/' directory, as of August 6th 2015, contains an armv7.img file that is optimized for Raspberry Pi 2.  
     - The stable build directory will be under netbsd-7/YYYYMMDDHHMMZ/ (for example, http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-7/201412161700Z/evbarm-earmv6hf/binary/gzimg/)  
     - The HEAD/current directory build will be under HEAD/YYYYMMDDHHMMZ/ (for example, http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-7/201508062150Z/evbarm-earmv7hf/binary/gzimg/)  
   - You can build your own version of these images using (for example) './build.sh -m evbarm -a earmv6hf -u release', or './build.sh -m evbarm -a earmv7hf -u release'  
    - <i>gunzip and dd</i> this img to your sd card. For example,  
   
            dd if=rpi.img of=/dev/disk1  ## SD card structure
   
   The Raspberry Pi looks for firmware and kernel.img on the first FAT32 partition of the uSD card.  A separate kernel (kernel7.img) is used on RPI2 and RPI3.
   
   The NetBSD kernel will then use the FFS partition as the root filesystem.
   
   A 2 GB card is the smallest workable size.  The NetBSD filesystem will be expanded to fit.
   
   ## Choosing a version
   
  - Using a serial console  First, decide if you want to install a formal release (7.2 or 8.0), a stable branch build (netbsd-7, netbsd-8), or NetBSD-current.  For people who don't know how to choose among those, 8.0 or netbsd-8 is probably best.
    - By default the rpi.img is set to use the HDMI output; to change to using a serial console first mount rpi.img (it's a FAT filesystem)  
   
            edit cmdline.txt and remove '"console=fb"'  See also "ebijun's image", below, which is NetBSD-current and includes packages.
   
    - Most (all?) USB-to-TTL serial adapters only connect Tx, Rx and ground, and do not connect any flow control lines. An effect of missing flow control is that you see console output, but cannot type anything. If so, adjust your serial console application's flow control settings to "none".  ## Getting bits to install
   
       In Kermit, the command is "set flow none".  You can either build a release yourself with build.sh, or get one from the NetBSD FTP servers.
   
       In minicom, run "minicom -s" and set hardware flow control to "no"  Both will provide rpi.img.gz and rpi_inst.img.gz.  Each is an image to be written to a uSD card, and has a FAT32 partition for booting.  In rpi.img.gz, there is also an FFS partition for NetBSD.
   
  - Growing the root file-system (**not required with NetBSD -current after 2015-04-07, or by NetBSD 7 after 2015-08-06**)  ### Building yourself
    - During the partitioning process, do not delete or format the  
      first MSDOS (FAT) partition, as the Raspberry pi firmware is  
      hard coded to boot on the SDCAD / 1st MSDOS partition / Firmware  
      updates and boot loader.  
    - Copy /boot/cmdline.txt to /boot/cmdline.txt.orig  
    - Edit /boot/cmdline.txt and add the '-s' flag to the end of the first line of text to boot into single-user mode.  
    - For the next steps, the root filesystem mustn't be mounted rw. So reboot, and at the prompt to enter the pathname of shell,  
      press return for the default (/bin/sh).  
    - At the # prompt, type  
   
         "disklabel -i ld0" and press return.  Getting sources and building a release with build.sh is not special for evbarm.  Pick a CPU type alias and pass it to build.sh with -m.  Examples (the first two are equivalent):
   
    - At the partition> prompt type "A" and press return.   - ./build.sh -m earmv6hf -u release
    - ./build.sh -m evbarm -a earmv6hf -u release
    - ./build.sh -m evbarm -a earmv7hf -u release
   
            Adjust disklabel sector from 4194304 to 62333952 [n]?  ### NetBSD FTP servers
            Type "y" and press return.  
   
    - partition> prompt type "a" and press return.  NetBSD provides nightly builds on [nyftp.netbsd.org](http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/).  These are equivalent to building yourself.
   
            Filesystem type prompt, press return to use the current value (4.2BSD).   - The 'evbarm-earmv6hf/binary/gzimg/' directory contains an rpi.img file that can be used as a single image for both boards.
            Start offset prompt, press return to use the current value.   - The 'evbarm-earmv7hf/binary/gzimg/' directory contains an armv7.img file that is optimized for Raspberry Pi 2/3.
            Partition size prompt, type "$" and press return to grow the   - The old stable build directory will be under netbsd-7/YYYYMMDDHHMMZ/ (for example, http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-7/201710201440Z/evbarm-earmv6hf/binary/gzimg)    
            partition to use all available free space.   - The stable build directory will be under netbsd-8/YYYYMMDDHHMMZ/ (for example, http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/netbsd-8/201710211010Z/evbarm-earmv6hf/binary/gzimg/)
    - The HEAD/current directory build will be under HEAD/YYYYMMDDHHMMZ/ (for example, http://nyftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD-daily/HEAD/201710202210Z/evbarm-earmv7hf/binary/gzimg/)
   
    - partition> prompt type "W" to save the changes to the disklabel.  ## Preparing a uSD card
   
            Confirm this choice by typing "y" at the Label disk prompt.  Once you have rpi.img.gz (or rpi_inst), put it on a uSD card using gunzip and dd, for example:
            Type "Q" and press return to quit disklabel.  
   
    - At the # prompt (shell), type   - gunzip rpi.img.gz
    - dd if=rpi.img of=/dev/disk1
   
            fsck -fy /dev/rld0a  ### Serial Console
            resize_ffs -y /dev/rld0a  
   
    - This may take a few minutes, be patient!  By default the rpi.img is set to use the HDMI output.  If you wish to use a serial console, first mount the FAT32 partition and then
   edit cmdline.txt and remove '"console=fb"'.
   
            fsck -fy /dev/rld0a   - Most (all?) USB-to-TTL serial adapters only connect Tx, Rx and ground, and do not connect any flow control lines. An effect of missing flow control is that you see console output, but cannot type anything. If so, adjust your serial console application's flow control settings to "none".
            mount_msdos /dev/ld0e /boot  
            mv /boot/cmdline.txt.orig /boot/cmdline.txt  
            reboot  
   
     - When the system comes back up, the root file-system will have been expanded to     In Kermit, the command is "set flow none".
            fill the SD card.  
   
 # Installation with sshramdisk image     In minicom, run "minicom -s" and set hardware flow control to "no"
  - You may use the  rpi_inst.img.gz file created by an evbarm build.  
  - Connect Ethernet Cable to RPI.  ### Enabling ssh
   
   If you want to enable ssh with the standard image, so that you can log in over the net without either a serial or HDMI console, mount the ffs partition, place /root/.ssh/authorized_keys, uncomment PermitRootLogin in /etc/ssh/sshd_config, and comment out the rc_configure=NO in /etc/rc.conf.  Besides having to find the IP address, you will have to wait for the partition resizing and reboot.
   
   ### Installation with sshramdisk image
   
   build.sh (and hence the FTP site) also creates an image 'rpi_inst.img.gz' specifically for installation without HDMI or a serial console.  Note that this image is much smaller and that you will need to fetch the sets over the network.  To use this method, write that image to a uSD card as above, and then:
   
    - Ensure that you have a lan with a DHCP server.
    - Connect an Ethernet cable from the RPI to the LAN.
  - After starting DHCP client, SSH login to with user "sysinst", and password "netbsd".   - After starting DHCP client, SSH login to with user "sysinst", and password "netbsd".
    - Be careful to note the ip address given during DHCP so you don't lose your connection     - Be careful to note the ip address given during DHCP so you don't lose your connection
    - Also for after the sysinst is done and the system reboots     - Also for after the sysinst is done and the system reboots
  - sysinst started!   - sysinst started!
   
 # Updating the firmware  ## Installation via ebijun's image
   
 You probably don't want to do this. Firmware updates can break things,  As an alternative to the standard installation images, Jun Ebihara
 and the latest firmware that's been tested is already included in the  provides an install image for Raspberry Pi that includes packages.  It
 NetBSD build you installed.  is based on NetBSD-current and is built for earmv6hf, and thus will
   work on Raspberry Pi 1, 2 and 3.  This image is typically updated
 If you're feeling adventurous (or are the port maintainer), here's what  every few weeks.
 to test whenever you try new firmware:  
   
 - Audio  
 - OMXPlayer (and [[!template id=man name="vchiq"]])  
 - Serial/framebuffer console  
 - CPU frequency scaling  
   
 That goes for all of `rpi[0123]`.   - [https://github.com/ebijun/NetBSD/blob/master/RPI/RPIimage/Image/README](https://github.com/ebijun/NetBSD/blob/master/RPI/RPIimage/Image/README)
   
 Upstream firmware releases are  ## Updating the kernel
 [on GitHub](https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/releases).  
 Copy all files except `kernel*.img` into `/boot` and reboot.  
   
 # Updating the kernel  
  - Build a new kernel, e.g. using build.sh. It will tell you where the ELF version of the kernel is, e.g.   - Build a new kernel, e.g. using build.sh. It will tell you where the ELF version of the kernel is, e.g.
   
          ...           ...
Line 113  Copy all files except `kernel*.img` into Line 141  Copy all files except `kernel*.img` into
           /Users/feyrer/work/NetBSD/cvs/src-current/obj.evbarm-Darwin-XXX/sys/arch/evbarm/compile/RPI2/netbsd            /Users/feyrer/work/NetBSD/cvs/src-current/obj.evbarm-Darwin-XXX/sys/arch/evbarm/compile/RPI2/netbsd
          ...           ...
   
  - Besides the "netbsd" kernel in ELF format, there is also a "netbsd.bin" kernel that is in a format that the Raspberry can boot.   - Besides the "netbsd" kernel in ELF format, there is also a "netbsd.img" (for current) or "netbsd.bin" (for 7 and 8) kernel that is in a format that the Raspberry can boot.
  - Depending on your hardware version, copy this either to /boot/kernel.img (old/V1 hardware) or to /boot/kernel7.img (new/V2 hardware)   - Depending on your hardware version, copy this either to /boot/kernel.img (First generation Pi, Pi Zero hardware) or to /boot/kernel7.img (Pi 2, Pi 3 hardware)
  - reboot   - reboot
   
   ## Updating the firmware
   
   A section below describes the process of updating NetBSD's copy of the firmware from upstream, with testing, by NetBSD developers.  This section is about updating a system's firmware from the firmware in a version of NetBSD.
   
   TODO: Explain where the firmware is in the source tree, and if it is in the installed system image (such as /usr/mdec).  Explain any particular cautions.
   
 # Wireless Networking  # Wireless Networking
   
     Note that the built-in WiFi in the RPI3 is not yet supported.
   
  - A Realtek 802.11n USB adaptor configures as urtwn(4).   - A Realtek 802.11n USB adaptor configures as urtwn(4).
    - Configure with wpa_supplicant in /etc/rc.conf -     - Configure with wpa_supplicant in /etc/rc.conf -
   
Line 160  $ retroarch-joyconfig -o gamepad.cfg Line 197  $ retroarch-joyconfig -o gamepad.cfg
 $ retroarch --appendconfig gamepad.cfg -L /usr/pkg/lib/libretro/gambatte_libretro.so game.gbc  $ retroarch --appendconfig gamepad.cfg -L /usr/pkg/lib/libretro/gambatte_libretro.so game.gbc
 """]]  """]]
   
 # What works (NetBSD 7.0+)  # Developer notes
  - multi-user boot with root on SD card  
  - serial or graphics console (with EDID query / parsing)  These notes are for people working on improvements to RPI support in NetBSD.
  - DMA controller driver and sdhc(4) support  
  - Audio: works. man page missing.  ## Updating the firmware version in the NetBSD sources
  - I²C: works, could use enhancements, man page  
  - GPIO  (Note that trying new firmware may result in a non-bootable system, so
  - RNG  be prepared to recover the bootable media with another system.)
  - SPI: could use enhancements, man page  
  - GPU (VCHIQ) - 3D and video decode. man page missing.  Upstream firmware releases are
  - USB (host) - dwctwo(4)  [on GitHub](https://github.com/raspberrypi/firmware/releases).
  - USB Ethernet - usmsc(4)  Copy all files except `kernel*.img` into `/boot` and reboot.
  - X windows.  
  - RaspberryPi 2 SMP  New firmware should pass all of the following tests before being committed to NetBSD.
   
   - Audio
   - OMXPlayer (and [[!template id=man name="vchiq"]])
   - Serial/framebuffer console
   - CPU frequency scaling
   
   Tests shoudl be run on all of `rpi[0123]`.
   
 # What needs work  
  - USB (host); isochronous transfers.  

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