Sunday, May 9, 2021

[fedora-arm] Re: Pinebook Pro instructions for F-34

On Wednesday, 05 May 2021 at 15:21, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, May 5, 2021 at 2:11 PM Jonathan Rioux <> wrote:
> >
> > @PeterRobinson
> > By querying pacman, I get that package uboot-pinebookpro-bsp 1.5-8 is installed on my new machine.
> > There seems to be a 2021.4-1 package available also.
> >
> > Ok, for nvme and deep sleep; it seems it needs bsp patches for uboot to work.
> That's based on a post from July 2020 where the upstream PBP was
> basic, a lot has changed since then and most of what you reference is
> irrelevant
> > But on the same site, it say we can put the uboot on the eMMC, should be less risks to debug than flashing on the SPI.
> What do you base the risk on? There's no risk of permanently bricking
> the PBP with SPI flash, there's a recovery button that allows you to
> recover over USB-C, as the person that submitted the upstream support
> for the PBP believe me I've tried that functionality a lot!

The recovery button doesn't seem to work. I had to enter the maskrom
mode by shorting VSS and CLK pins on the SPI as documented here:

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