Tag Archives: A20-OLinuXino-MICRO

First steps

When I have free time I experiment with my A20-OLinuXino-MICRO board a lot. Sometimes those experiments lead to a screwed filesystem on SD card, ubootable or unstable system. Writing a fresh and working image to the SD card is unevitable … Continue reading

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Overclocking memory on A20-OLinuXino-MICRO – part 2

Unfortunately my board is not running stable with 480MHz RAM clock, actually it is crashing quite often. Several other A20-OLinuXino customers wrote a comment below my blog post that their boards are also not stable with that memory speed. That … Continue reading

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Mining crypto coins with A20-OLinuXino-MICRO?

Crypto coin craze is still going strong with Bitcoin price reaching $880 (up from ~$15 twelve months ago). Everyday there is a new crypto coin being released to the masses. I just wanted to test whether the SoC in my … Continue reading

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Overclocking memory on A20-OLinuXino-MICRO

If you compare Cubieboard2 and A20-OLinuXino-MICRO you’ll probably see one big difference in memory configuration. DRAM is clocked at 480 MHz on the former board and 384 MHz on the latter. That is a huge 25% difference and you will … Continue reading

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HOWTO Build Arch Linux ARM for A20-OLinuXino-MICRO

Yet another edit in September 2015: As of mid 2015 A20-OLinuXino-MICRO and many other Olimex AllWinner-based board are officailly supported in Arch Linux ARM http://archlinuxarm.org/platforms/armv7/allwinner/a20-olinuxino-micro   Edit: As of late 2014 it is no longer needed to setup toolchain, download … Continue reading

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