Fedora ARM Remixes
Some ARM devices are not officially supported by Fedora because they require proprietary drivers and firmware that do not meet the Fedora guidelines. Below is a list of devices and links to [Fedora Remixes] that users have provided.
Allwinner A10 / A13 / A20
Hans de Goede has released an Allwinner A10 remix supporting a variety of devices including the Gooseberry development board, Mele, Mini-X, mk802 and mk802ii and more. It can be downloaded from:
For a list of all supported boards and full installation instructions see the README.
Samsung Exynos 5 Dual Core Cortex A15
Samsung 2012 Chromebook
- Exynos 5250 Dual Core A15
- 2 GiB DDR3
- 16 GiB SSD
- 1 SDcard slot
- 2 usb ports
- 802.11 a/b/g/n
The REMIX image:
(assume the sdcard is /dev/sdz)
# fetch the remix wget http://parasense.fedorapeople.org/f19-chromebook-MATE.img.xz # fetch the SHA256SUM.txt wget http://parasense.fedorapeople.org/SHA256SUM.txt # Verify the checksum matches sha256sum -c SHA256SUM.txt . . . # decompress unxz -v f19-chromebook-MATE.img.xz # write the image to sdcard sudo dd if=f19-chromebook-MATE.img of=/dev/sdz bs=4M # resize the rootfs partition sudo sgdisk -p -a8192 -e -d5 -n5:0:0 -t5:8300 -c5:'ROOTFS' -p /dev/sdz sudo partx -t gpt -u /dev/sdz # resize the rootfs ext4 filesystem sudo e2fsck -f /dev/sdz5 sudo resize2fs /dev/sdz5 #THE END
Make sure your Chromebook is in developer mode.
Press CTRL+U on boot-up, which will boot from the SDCARD.
If everything goes well you will see the kernel boot, and eventually be greeted by the initial-setup program.