[Arm-netbook] eoma68 a20 card production

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Fri Jun 21 22:13:02 BST 2019

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Stefan Monnier <monnier at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:

> > When someone works out the darn fex file.
> Nowadays, you should just use a mainline linux kernel (with DT) rather
> than the old Allwinner kernel (with FEX).  Of course, that just shifts
> the problem to "someone works out the darn DT file", but at least it's
> much better supported

Full hardware support still is not complete. Also I simply do not have the
time to redo months of work.

Any time I spend now basically means I get zero money from NLNet as the
donations from them are based on *milestone* completion, *not* on "time

4 weeks on OS rework equals ZERO PAYMENT from NLNet for that entire time.

 (and there's even an upcoming patch for that
> vanilla kernel which can finally lift the write speed limit on SATA from
> 50MB/s to 150MB/s or so).

Reason why 3.4.104+ has to be shipped was explained 18 or so months ago.

Entire OSes need to be redone otherwise.


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