Bug 2061440 - bcm283x-firmware fails to boot on 32-bit arm
Summary: bcm283x-firmware fails to boot on 32-bit arm
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bcm283x-firmware
Version: 36
Hardware: armv7l
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Peter Robinson
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: AcceptedBlocker
Depends On:
Blocks: F36BetaBlocker
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2022-03-07 15:25 UTC by Paul Whalen
Modified: 2022-03-10 07:04 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

Fixed In Version: bcm283x-firmware-20220301-1.f47c013.fc36
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Last Closed: 2022-03-10 07:04:11 UTC
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Description Paul Whalen 2022-03-07 15:25:12 UTC
Description of problem:
Attempting to boot recent builds of bcm283x-firmware fails to find U-boot and only displays a rainbow screen. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Every time

Additional info:

Commenting out the following lines in config.txt gets the system booting as expected. 

# Default Fedora configs for all Raspberry Pi Revisions

Comment 1 Fedora Blocker Bugs Application 2022-03-07 15:49:16 UTC
Proposed as a Blocker for 36-beta by Fedora user pbrobinson using the blocker tracking app because:

 Raspberry Pi is a blocking device

Comment 2 Geoffrey Marr 2022-03-07 22:03:50 UTC
Discussed during the 2022-03-07 blocker review meeting: [0]

The decision to classify this bug as an "AcceptedBlocker (Beta)" was made as it violates the following criterion:

"All release-blocking images must boot in their supported configurations" for the release-blocking minimal image on the release-blocking 32-bit Raspberry Pi platform.

[0] https://meetbot.fedoraproject.org/fedora-blocker-review/2022-03-07/f36-blocker-review.2022-03-07-17.01.txt

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2022-03-08 11:44:25 UTC
FEDORA-2022-459cc6bd2b has been submitted as an update to Fedora 36. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2022-459cc6bd2b

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2022-03-08 16:18:38 UTC
FEDORA-2022-459cc6bd2b has been pushed to the Fedora 36 testing repository.
Soon you'll be able to install the update with the following command:
`sudo dnf upgrade --enablerepo=updates-testing --advisory=FEDORA-2022-459cc6bd2b`
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2022-459cc6bd2b

See also https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for more information on how to test updates.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2022-03-10 07:04:11 UTC
FEDORA-2022-459cc6bd2b has been pushed to the Fedora 36 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

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