Raspbi3 B+ and Wifi


#1

Could anybody with the new B+ model please test, if wlan0 shows up?
In my case, ifconfig only shows eth0 and lo.
I need to know, if I have to return the raspbi or if I have to wait for a software update.


#2

Just a fast look at my RPi3B+:

root@teq:~# ifconfig
eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST>  mtu 1500
        inet 192.76.176.156  netmask 255.255.255.240  broadcast 192.76.176.158
        inet6 fe80::ba27:ebff:fe6c:f50  prefixlen 64  scopeid 0x20<link>
        ether b8:27:eb:6c:0f:50  txqueuelen 1000  (Ethernet)
        RX packets 79  bytes 11364 (11.0 KiB)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 72  bytes 12160 (11.8 KiB)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING>  mtu 65536
        inet 127.0.0.1  netmask 255.0.0.0
        inet6 ::1  prefixlen 128  scopeid 0x10<host>
        loop  txqueuelen 1000  (Local Loopback)
        RX packets 2  bytes 78 (78.0 B)
        RX errors 0  dropped 0  overruns 0  frame 0
        TX packets 2  bytes 78 (78.0 B)
        TX errors 0  dropped 0 overruns 0  carrier 0  collisions 0

root@teq:~# ifconfig wlan0
wlan0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

#3

Had to comment out this line in /boot/config.txt:

dtoverlay=pi3-disable-wifi

… but did not help. Perhaps because:

root@teq:~# dmesg | grep brcmfmac
[    2.909644] brcmfmac: F1 signature read @0x18000000=0x15264345
[    2.914115] brcmfmac: brcmf_fw_map_chip_to_name: using brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.bin for chip 0x004345(17221) rev 0x000006
[    2.914355] brcmfmac mmc1:0001:1: Direct firmware load for brcm/brcmfmac43455-sdio.bin failed with error -2
[    2.914577] usbcore: registered new interface driver brcmfmac
[    4.010904] brcmfmac: brcmf_sdio_htclk: HT Avail timeout (1000000): clkctl 0x50
[    5.020971] brcmfmac: brcmf_sdio_htclk: HT Avail timeout (1000000): clkctl 0x50

#4

Ok, only way I found to got it working (link):

wget https://archive.raspberrypi.org/debian/pool/main/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-brcm80211_20161130-3+rpt3_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i firmware-brcm80211_20161130-3+rpt3_all.deb

Regards, Holger


#5

What image are you using?


#6

@C0d3man, have you tried a “rpi-update” ?


#7

Yes, rpi-update won’t help :neutral_face:


#8

It is not a Zynthian. I made this in February, a Minibian based small setup for a Pianoteq-only.