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Old 06-17-2017, 10:17 AM   #1
Assomnia
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Berryboot boot with small screen size


Hello there,

I'd like to run berryboot on raspberry pi zero W with a screen 480*272

Problem is that berryboot doesn't start and I think it's because the screen is too small. It's working well on my raspberry pi 3 on the TV.

I modified a PSP... The config file from berryboot is this :

disable_overscan=1
start_x=1
gpu_mem=160

# Enable on-board audio
dtparam=audio=on

# Berryboot settings, do not change
initramfs berryboot.img

kernel=kernel_rpi2_aufs.img

[pi3]
# Uncomment this line before installation if you want to enable USB boot
#program_usb_boot_mode=1

[pi0]
kernel=kernel_rpi_aufs.img

[pi1]
kernel=kernel_rpi_aufs.img

# Warning: CMA does not work properly in newer firmware versions
#
#cma_lwm=16
#cma_hwm=32
#cma_offline_start=16

[all]


and the config file I use for the PSP (works with retropie image) is this :

dtparam=audio=on
gpu_mem_256=128
gpu_mem_512=256
gpu_mem_1024=256
overscan_scale=1

sdtv_mode=2
sdtv_aspect=3
framebuffer_width=480
framebuffer_height=272
disable_overscan=0
overscan_left=0
overscan_right=-15
overscan_top=-20
overscan_bottom=-15

dtoverlay=pwm-2chan,pin=18,func=2,pin2=13,func2=4
dtoverlay=gpio-poweroff,gpiopin=14,active_low="y"


Is there any way so this is working out ? Merging the two config file ? I don't really know how to if anyone can help.

Thanks a lot !

Last edited by Assomnia; 06-17-2017 at 11:32 AM.
 
Old 06-22-2017, 01:41 AM   #2
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the problem is that not everybody knows what berryboot is, and nobody knows what you are actually trying to achieve, what you did so far, and how exactly it is failing.

please read the first link in my signature.
 
Old 06-22-2017, 08:12 AM   #3
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I installed a Pi zero W in a PSP. I use few things from the PSP but basically everything runs from the PI with a custom screen as well.
The aim is to multiboot, retropie, libreelec (kodi) and a Kali linux.
I thought about Berryboot because it is simple to add every single OS from the menu and as I'm not going to use any keyboard or mouse but only the buttons from the PSP a menu sound nice.
I have few files to use the buttons like it would be keyboards press. Works well on a single retropie image. But not in Kodi. I install Kodi from the shell in retropie. Problem I don't have internet access via wifi in kodi. And the buttons aren't working.


Berryboot is still the best option. I can't make it boot this is my problem. The psp shutdown after the rainbow screen.

I tried to install retropie image, kodi. As I said the buttons are working in retropie but not in kodi and I can't access to internet from kodi.
I tried libreelec image. Works well and I can connect to the wifi but the buttons aren't working because I can't launch the bash script from ssh, so couldn't test that.
I tried noobs. Doesn't boot.
I tried Kali iamge. Works well, but not usefull without the rest...
I tried the package from multibootpi website. Doesn't boot.
 
  


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