De-orbit Allwinner A10/A20/A31 for 12.0

Jakob Alvermark jakob at
Wed Jun 20 08:27:27 UTC 2018

On 06/20/18 06:51, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
>> So now that Kyle has volunteered to look after A20, I'd like to
>> continue this thread:
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 10:32:48PM +0200, Emmanuel Vadot wrote:
>>>   I want to remove A31 support for FreeBSD 12:
>>>   - My A31 board (BananapiM1) just died today after a long time of being
>>> my arm32 reference board.
>> Is someone willing to pick up A31, or should we still phase it out?
>>>   - I don't want the code to stay like the old 32 bits rockchip or
>>> amlogic code that can't even boot nowadays.
>> I think this would be a good time to drop support for things that have
>> gotten into this state.  Do you have a complete list?  Does anyone else
>> have any objections?
>> fwiw, I've updated the wiki to note that A20 will continue to be
>> supported, and A10 probably will be.
> Kyle Evans who stepped up to do the A20 has agreed to take on
> the A10 if I get him an appropriate board.  We (Kyle and I) have
> come to the decision that this should be a CubieBoard 1.  I
> am presently hunting the back dark corners for one, they are
> avaliable on ebay here and there for not too much money still
> as well.
Maybe this could be an alternative?

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