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VoCore2 Screen: Run on RaspberryPi

Prepare System

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
sudo apt install raspberrypi-kernel-headers build-essential -y
sudo reboot

Download & Compile & Install Driver

git clone # download code
cd vocore2
cd utils/fbusb/src
make -C /usr/src/linux-headers-`uname -r`/ M=`pwd` modules # compile
sudo mkdir -p /lib/modules/`uname -r`/extra
sudo cp fbusb.ko /lib/modules/`uname -r`/extra/ # install module
sudo depmod -a # load at bootup

Install XORG Configuration File

sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak
sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Paste the code to the end of the file.

Section "Device"
	Identifier      "vocore screen"
	Driver          "fbturbo"
	Option          "fbdev" "/dev/fb0"

	Option          "SwapbuffersWait" "true"

Ready to Use

  1. plugout hdmi cable
  2. connect vocore screen
  3. reboot raspberrypi board
  4. the graphic will display on vocore screen by default (test on rpi4)

Here is a video about the performance.