[Arm-netbook] Is the A31 not suitable?

mike.valk at gmail.com mike.valk at gmail.com
Thu Sep 12 22:07:41 BST 2013

Op 12 sep. 2013 19:35 schreef "Derek LaHousse" <dlahouss at mtu.edu> het
> luke.leighton <luke.leighton <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > it's not yet been possible to
> > find a suitable FOSS-friendly non-expensive easily-accessible
> > quad-core SoC that fits the general-purpose requirements of EOMA68
> Luke,
> Does this rule out the A31 as well?  Was it a power envelope issue, or the
> reworking of traces?  Ongoing trouble with GPL compliance?  I had expected
> to see a version 2 with the A31, after your A20 card did well.
Not quite Luke, but the A31's GPU is a PowerVR one. The least OSS friendly
GPU the is. Almost evil :-$.

The most you can hope for is KMS.

real pity they did put a Mali one in the A31.

> On the topic of doing well:  Ethernet, SATA work.  Can you make any
> forward-looking statements to when you might do another run of EOMA68
>  Do I have to wait until it shows up on the shelves of my local hypermart?
> Derek
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