snappy on raspberry pi 2: DHCP, I2C

Paolo Pisati paolo.pisati at
Thu Jun 11 08:08:08 UTC 2015

for i2c, as a stop gap:

sudo modprobe i2c-chardev

should fix it, i'll release a kernel with that builtin.

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 9:55 AM, roger peppe <roger.peppe at>

> Hi,
> I'm a total snappy and rpi newbie, just acquired an
> orange matchbox to play with and very much feeling my way,
> so my apologies if the answers to these questions are obvious.
> The snappy image that I'm using is (I think) the
> latest image from here
> Two initial questions:
> 1) How can I get snappy to DHCP automatically after booting?
> I was expecting the network to come up right away, but
> I need to manually run "dhclient eth0" to get the network
> working.
> 2) What's the status of I2C devices/drivers? Various software
> (e.g., which I'm particularly
> interested in because I'd like to drive the piglow device from
> Go) assumes the existence of /dev/i2c-*, which isn't
> there. Do we need to do this in userspace?
>   cheers,
>     rog.
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