Saturday, June 5, 2021

[fedora-arm] Re: Fedora on Pinebook Pro

> I'm very satisfied with Fedora 34 on my Pinebook Pro. There are a few
> issues over:
> - Power LED needs to enable early in boot process
> - enable local NVME disc by enabling PCIe support
> - USB-C port (display output)

All of the above issues were documented as known issues in my blog post.

> Hope this will be fixed in the coming weeks

Currently I'm not aware of anyone directly working on any of them and
my time to do so is minimal ATM. There may be a fix for the display
port issue output headed upstream but I've not had time to even test

> I didn't managed to get follow issues resolved:
> - Sound ( Speaker and Headphone)

I believe someone will need to write a UCM2 profile for this to work,
again I've not had time to investigate.

> alsamixer
> # <F6> ("Select sound card")
> # <Down> (Select "rockchip,es8316")
> # <Enter>
> # <Right> x 24 (Until "DAC Stereo Enhancement" is selected)
> # <Up> x 7 (100% seems to make the right channel as loud as the left)
> # <Right> x 4 (Until "Left Headphone Mixer Left DAC" is selected)
> # <m> (To unmute)
> # <Right> x 3 (Until "Right Headphone Mixer Right DAC" is selected)
> # <m> (To unmute)
> # <Esc>
> I've done these steps but can't hear any sound. Yes, hardware switch for
> Headphone / serial console is off.
> - Graphical boot with Plymouth
> [root@pinebook-pro ~]# dnf install plymouth-theme-spinfinity
> [root@pinebook-pro ~]# plymouth-set-default-theme spinfinity -R
> [root@pinebook-pro ~]# plymouth-set-default-theme
> spinfinity
> [root@pinebook-pro ~]#
> I've added rhgb in

Did you add quiet in too? AKA "rhgb quiet"

> /etc/grub.d/10_linux
> /boot/loader/entries/9b45e0e7ff84454e94c98219bc8ffb3b-5.12.8-300.fc34.aarch64.conf
> /boot/grub2/grub.cfg
> Laptop boots always with text.

I've had graphical output work, to have full x86 style graphical
someone needs to add UEFI BGRT support to the upstream firmware.
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