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Beginners / Working with cheap China HDMI display
« Last post by mechand on September 24, 2018, 11:45:04 am »
Dear colleagues!

Please, help with your HDMI experience.

I have a project with a plenty of small linux boards which must be connected to the cheap displays. I’d like to use these:

This display works via HDMI with Raspberry but refuse to works with Orange Pi PC plus.  As I can understand it is same issue described there

My only need from linux board : eMMC (or NAND) memory (SD card is not reliable) and cooperation with such displays. Raspberry can work but does not have eMMC chip.

What do u think , can I use one of Cubieboards in my application? Does it have same HDMI interface with Orange Pi or completely another?
General Discussion / Re: Cubietruck Plus: Compile mainline kernel
« Last post by slovenia on September 19, 2018, 02:37:34 pm »
Cubieboard v3 Images (Cubietruck) / Re: Stretch, Xenial and Bionic - updated 19.9.2018
« Last post by slovenia on September 19, 2018, 02:35:42 pm »
Major update:

apt update & apt upgrade
General Discussion / Replacement power cables
« Last post by rgmhtt on September 12, 2018, 05:40:00 pm »
What would I specify on ebay to get some more power cables.

This USB to 4mm cable is really handy.  I have been using them for other things and now I need a few more...

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General Discussion / Re: Centos 7 for Cubieboard 2 and 3 (Truck)
« Last post by rgmhtt on August 24, 2018, 08:53:02 am »
A couple of updates.

First the uboots rpm is  uboot-images-armv7

And since my server is a Cubieboard2 with this rpm installed, it was easy to make a symlink to the directory or all the uboot files and update the page to the uboot location:

So this should simplify matters.  Note that the uboot for the Cubietruck Plus is NOT the one you want.  I will update this once they get things simplified for the Plus.
General Discussion / Centos 7 for Cubieboard 2 and 3 (Truck)
« Last post by rgmhtt on August 23, 2018, 11:27:23 pm »
I have finally updated my Centos 7 howto:

It is really easy now to get Centos7 up and running.  You have an image choice of server, Gnome, or KDE (EPEL issues with Xfce still).

Caveat is you need a system where you can install uboot-tools to get the right uboot file.  For me it is easy on my Fedora notebook.  If your desktop does not provide uboot-tools, you can always first install Fedora28-arm:

Grab the uboot file and go to the Centos installation.

Or perhaps I can put the latest uboots on my server...  Hmmm.

Cubieboard 5 support in the works.  A few have it working.

General Discussion / Re: Cubietruck Plus: Compile mainline kernel
« Last post by rgmhtt on August 23, 2018, 11:16:09 pm »
I suspect Fedora works well with the latest kernel.

Fedora 28 (probably still 4.17.n) can be gotten from the production page:

You can get Fedora 29 or Fedora Rawhide (30) which already has 4.18 from:

I am currently testing F29-Xfce and minimal on Cubie2 as it has openSSL 1.1.1 beta.

General Discussion / Re: Cubietruck Plus: Compile mainline kernel
« Last post by rgmhtt on August 23, 2018, 11:10:08 pm »
There has been a thread on this over at the Centos7-arm SIG.

Go to:

And look at the "Cubieboard5 performance" thread I started.

I don't own a Cb5, but was looking into one.  Decided no due to that sata is via internal usb, but it started an effort to finally get the right uboot and kernel in place.

You may be able to use this kernel work for linaro.  Or switch to Centos7...
General Discussion / Debian (ARMBian) Stretch
« Last post by chema on August 07, 2018, 05:12:46 am »
I am developing a project that fits very well in the CUBIEAIO boards (both A20 and S700), but I need a 'modern' Debian, and I did not find any reference to Stretch instalation in this boards.

Did anyone in the forum achieve it?

Thank you for your answer


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