Architectures/ARM/AllwinerA10

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Allwinner A10 Series

The Allwinner A10 is a Cortex-A8 SoC aimed at Tablets and Media device.

Draft: This Document is a work in progress.

Community Project: Support for A10 Devices is currently provide by the community on a best-effort basis. The Kernel code to support the A10 has not yet been pushed into the mainline Kernel.


Hardware Packs

Rhombus-Tech and Linux-sunxi.org are currently providing nightly builds of Uboot and Kernel for various A10 based devices. [1]

Mele A1000 / A2000 / A100

MK802

Follow as above or use on of the prebuilt images prebuilt images: [2]

Write Images

The Process for creating SD/microSD images for A10 devices is common between them.

Linux Users

1) Download A1000 hardware pack from nightly builds. This is a Kernel and Uboot pre-built.

http://dl.linux-sunxi.org/nightly/latest/

2) Grab the a1x-media-create.sh Script.

wget https://raw.github.com/cnxsoft/a10-tools/master/a1x-media-create.sh
chmod +x a1x-media-create.sh

- Needs to be Modified to support Fedora .xz tar archive and /lib symbolic link.
Working on a patch. --Srsullivan (talk) 18:20, 7 August 2012 (UTC)

3) Download the Fedora Root FS.

4) Run the A1x-media-create script.

./a1x-media-create.sh /dev/<location-of-the-SD/microSD-card> mele-<device>_hwpack_YYYY.MM.DD.7z Fedora-17-armhfp-console.tar.xz

5) Insert your SD image into your A10 device. The device you now boot Fedora.


Source Code

A listing of the current development repositories can be found on the Rombus Tech wiki /http://rhombus-tech.net/allwinner_a10/source_code/