Donation of ARM CubieTruck to anyone interested in developing Xorg for ARM
libv at skynet.be
Sat Nov 2 17:23:26 CET 2013
On Sat, Nov 02, 2013 at 06:13:22PM +0200, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> My name is Alexey, and I'm interested in having ARM CubieTruck
> hardware well supported by Debian for desktop (KDE) use.
> CubieTruck is an ARM mini-PC aka "Liliputer", based on AllWinner A20
> processor + 2 GB RAM + 8 GB flash + VGA (!) port + SATA + Ethernet + WiFi,
> making it good enough for a real desktop.
> My goal: It should have a working 2D, HD Video and 3D graphics as well
> as audio and networking.
> Some open-source drivers exist:
> *2D - xf86-video-fbturbo - link: https://github.com/ssvb/xf86-video-fbturbo
> *Hardware Video Decoder - "CedarX" link:
> *3D - open-source Lima or closed-source Mali drivers.
> WiFi + Bluetooth - status unknown.
> If you can - please help stabilize those experimental drivers, and
> improve ARM device support.
> I will donate few ARM CubieTruck samples to interested people. You'll
> need a proof of past patches to any open-source project or community
> -Alexey Eromenko "Technologov", Debian user. Open-source community
> member. Israel.
Really? First debian-arm, now xorg-devel? Talk about barking up the
Why don't you talk to the relevant projects and relevant people,
starting with the community at http://www.linux-sunxi.org/
Info about our mailing list can be found here:
Also, the nice people who created the cubieboards are quite active in
the sunxi community, and they have provided many active community
members with boards like the cubietruck.
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