Re: [Arm-netbook] Another "new" ARM plateform
> On 26 Dec 2013, at 13:14, David Pottage <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 25/12/13 17:37, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
>> just something for people's attention, this is a pretty damn good find
>> by erix: quad-core 1ghz iMX6, it has 2gb of RAM, SATA, GbE and a full
>> MiniPCIe slot (not just USB-only but *full* PCIe because the iMX6 has
>> 1x PCIe). and plenty more. on the face of it it looks like the $150
>> price tag is high when compared to alternatives but the alternatives
>> don't come with SATA, PCIe or 2gb of RAM.
> Thanks for the link. (1)
> The price and spec looks quite similar to a Wandaboard quad (2), which is not supprising considering they have the same Freescale iMX6 SOC.
> How good is the mainline linux kernel support for the Freescale iMX6 SOC?
> I currently have an Allwinner A10 based Cubieboard. In most respects it is a very nice single board computer, but I find it frustrating that I am stuck at Linux kernel version 3.4, and don't have access to bugfixes or new features available in later versions of the kernel, so I am looking for a replacement with full kernel mainline support.
There is much improved mainline support now my A20 based cubietruck is running 3.13.rc4 currently
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