Adafruit PiTFT 3.5" Screen compatibility???



  • Hello!! I need some help. I'm doing a project to put a raspberry Pi2 inside the case of a gameboy classic. For the screen I'm going to use a Adafruit PiTFT 3.5" screen, and I would like to use Recalbox  for this project because I think Recalbox is definitely the best distro for the RPI. To use this screen I need to install some drivers using these commands:

    curl -SLs https://apt.adafruit.com/add-pin | sudo bash sudo apt-get install raspberrypi-bootloader sudo nano /boot/config.txt sudo mv /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-fbturbo.conf ~ export FRAMEBUFFER=/dev/fb1 startx

    @rockaddicted said me that Recalbox don’t include package manager, so I can’t install software directly on my recalbox. It is an OS, builded from scratch with buildroot, with only necessary stuff to run. It is thought as a firmware. So, I you want to add a software, I need to add a buildroot package, then build from scratch the OS. My question is, anybody knows how to add a buildroot package and how to build it from scratch the OS???:(( Or is there any possibility that Recalbox supports these screens natively? thanx :)



  • Hi, man i have the same problems. I want to build a arcade bartop, with 7inch screen from waveShare. I need to install some driver on the OS, but it doesn't work for me. Sound like, you can't install any externalsdrivers on the recalbox. You need to rebuild the package. Well, if you have more informations about it. I'm interesseted.



  • Any luck getting this to work? Got an old Gameboy that needs hacking...


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