[Tizen General] [Dev] Booting Tizen:Common on Radxa Rock with Rockchip RK3188

Ashiq Nazir ash at tizenexperts.com
Sun Nov 9 01:47:29 GMT 2014


Excellent news!

Kind Regards
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Ashiq Nazir
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Ash at TizenExperts.com


On 6 Nov 2014 23:48, "Leon Anavi" <leon at anavi.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I am happy to announce that I was able to boot Tizen:Common from microSD
> card on another open-source hardware development board: Radxa Rock.
>
> The board has Rockchip RK3188 SoC that includes ARM Cortex-A9 quad core @
> 1.6Ghz CPU and a Mali400-mp4 GPU. It has 2GB DDR3 RAM and 8GB internal
> storage. A year ago I got an early engineering sample of the board through
> Ash Nazir because of my contributions to his web sites Tizen Experts and
> Mobile Linux News.
>
> I have combined an Ubuntu image for RK3188 (provided by linuxium) with
> Linux-rockchip kernel 3.0.36+ and the Tizen:Common rootfs that has been
> used at the latest Tizen-sunxi image. The bootloader is proprietary and it
> is provided as a blob from Rockchip.
>
> In order to get Tizen:Common working on Radxa Rock I had to edit
> /etc/fstab and to remove the instructions for mounting /boot, to build
> kernel modules from scratch and to place them alongside with the firmware
> files on the microSD card.
>
> The image boots on the board and I am able to log in a console through
> UART cable but the display is not working. The boot log is available here:
> https://gist.github.com/leon-anavi/e0de25e1123101deff12
>
> I have created this image as a proof of concept that Tizen:Common can be
> booted on this board. In my spare time I will read more information about
> the Rockchip bootloader (or U-Boot which seems to be an alternative for
> this board too) and eventually I may try to build better image for Radxa
> Rock from scratch.
>
> Best regards,
> Leon
>
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