[Arm-netbook] systemd and kernel: 3.4, mainline

Ralf-Peter Rohbeck rohbeck at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 8 05:40:27 GMT 2017

On 03/07/17 21:33, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> And now I hear that A20 card will be shipped with kernel 3.4. Sure, it's
>> not lower than 3.2 but how long will glibc support 3.4? What about other
>> packages?
> Actually, mainline support for A20 isn't that bad, depending on your
> specific use case.
> Check http://linux-sunxi.org/Linux_mainlining_effort.  It's fairly good
> for headless servers, less so for tablets and desktops.  And there is
> (slow) progress, so its future isn't too bleak.
>          Stefan
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I run Armbian with 4.9.12-sunxi on my Banana Pi which also uses an A20.

But of course there's no Mali anything for that kernel.

BTW there's some work on a GPL'd Mali 450 driver which is, I understand, 
the same as the Mali 400 in the A20, just with twice the shaders.


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