Friday, November 18, 2022

[fedora-arm] Re: Fedora on Odroid M1

Am 18.11.22 um 18:01 schrieb Peter Robinson:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2022 at 4:31 PM Andreas Reschke <> wrote:
>> Am 27.07.22 um 16:03 schrieb Peter Robinson:
>>> Hi,
>>>> I would like to buy a Odroid M1 (CPU RK3568B2, petitboot as bootloader).
>>>> Is there any change to install Fedora on it? Even a headless
>>>> installation would be nice.
>>> So there's a couple of bits here:
>>> 1) Never dealt with petitboot on arm (I have on POWER) but the only
>>> boot interface Fedora arm officially supports is UEFI so if petitboot
>>> implements that and also provides a DT to the kernel it may work.
>>> Essentially any device firmware should comply with the Arm SystemReady
>>> IR spec and it should be good.
>>> 2) The rk356x support is maturing upstream, all the upstream pieces
>>> are available in Fedora display may even work
>>> 3) Device tree (DT), if the firmware provides a DT and it's compatible
>>> with the upstream kernel it should work, else there currently needs to
>>> be
>>> Generally Odroid has been pretty hostile to the wider open source
>>> community so it's a best effort means of support, no one I'm aware of
>>> that regularly helps out on Fedora Arm has any Odroid devices so it's
>>> fix things we explicitly get reported from the community where we can.
>>> If you explicitly want something with the rk356x SoCs in it I would
>>> look at some of the others like the Pine64 Quartz64 or another similar
>>> more community friendly vendor
>> Hello together, Hello Peter,
>> I've a look at the Pine64 store and didn't found what I'm looking for.
>> Requirements:
>> - CPU: min 4 core @ 2 GHz
>> - RAM: min 8 GB
>> - Storage: PCIe M.2 M-KEY (SSD) Socket, eMMC + SD-Card
>> - Ethernet: Gigabit
>> - USB3 + USB2
>> I've found Orange Pi 5
>> (
>> but it's not available yet.
>> Will this device work with Fedora? Are there other devices with this
>> requirements ?
> It will eventually, the support upstream isn't complete yet for the
> rk3588, hardware with that SoC is only just starting to ship. I am
> getting a Rock5 board which is based on the same SoC which I ordered
> back in May and I got a shipping notification yesterday.

Hello Peter,

thanks for that info, Please keep the list up2date with that board.


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