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Re: debian on mini android pc

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 06:04:26PM +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>  A10 devices you can install absolutely any OS on: they are
> "unbrickable".  a significant amount of research has gone into the A10
> CPU over the past few months, and debian is just one of the OSes
> that's been installed on A10 devices.  however depending on which
> device you choose (if no-one has already done the work), you may need
> to do some kernel customisation: that's just a total complete 100%
> unavoidable fact of working with BIOS-less systems, end of story.
>  you'll need to start from this:
>  http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/hacking_the_mele_a1000/script_for_installing_debian_on_sdcard/
>  please join #arm-netbook on irc.freenode.net and ask for advice
> there.  then perhaps you might like to post your findings back to
> debian-arm once you've got debian running on it.

The A10 is the deceptively (or confusingly) named ARM Cortex A8 based
chip right?

Len Sorensen

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