[riot-devel] Configure Raspberry Pi as 802.15.4/6LoWPAN Border Gateway

Dhruv Vyas dhruv.m.vyas at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 12:56:24 CEST 2015

Hello Lennart,

Which kernel version are you running ? (Can you post output of uname -a ? )
If you're running an older version of kernel (and raspberry pi boot loader
 / firmware) it won't support RPi 2 model B out of the box.

Solution could be : "sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade" on RPi 1
to get firmware and kernel upgraded. Once done, It should boot on RPi 2
Model B as well.

Hope it helps.

On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 4:19 PM, Lennart Dührsen <
lennart.duehrsen at fu-berlin.de> wrote:

> Hi Tobias,
> > with the help of other developers, I successfully got a Raspberry Pi
> > with the Openlabs 802.15.4 radio adapter [0] working as a 802.15.4 and
> > 6LoWPAN border gateway.
> thanks for your work, that's a great tutorial! Can you (and perhaps
> others) tell us which version of the RPi you used?
> Your method does not seem to work on the latest RPi (Pi 2 Model B), but
> it does work on the Pi 1 Model B+. I prepared an SD card following the
> exact steps in the tutorial, put it in both models, but it only booted
> on the Model 1 B+.
> In the REDAME of the git repo for the firmware it says
> * ./hardfp: userspace VideoCoreIV libraries built for armv6 hardfp ABI
> but the Model 2 B uses an ARMv7. Maybe that's the reason it doesn't work?
> I also suggest we put a note at the beginning of the tutorial about
> this, so people don't get confused and sad (like me) ;)
> Cheers,
> Lennart
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