Saturday, December 25, 2021

[fedora-arm] Re: Running Fedora on a Galaxy Tab 3 ?


On 2021-12-25 00:56, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> I tried searching the arm archives but every time I searched for
>> "galaxy
>> tab", I would get a few results on the screen, then my disk would
>> thrash
>> and eventually I would get a Brave error that there was failure with
>> the
>> page display . . not sure what is going on . . anyway . .
>> Is the answer to my Subject Q positive? I have an old GT3 and it is
>> deadly slow and unusable, I thought it might be interesting to get F
>> running on it as an exercise . .
> So based on a quick search [1] it looks like it's a Marvell PXA9xx
> something or another chip. I don't see any device tree upstream that
> really matches and if that spec is correct it has a PowerVR SGX540 GPU
> which is closed and not well supported so you will at the very least
> need to find a device tree which may work with our kernel but it won't
> be an accelerated UX else you'll need to do a custom kernel from
> elsewhere.

> [1]

Ah, OK, sounds like a bit of a lost cause . . thanks for the info!


Philip Rhoades

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