[Sugar-devel] OLPC OS on Zync Z930 Tablet

Jon Nettleton jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 05:33:19 EST 2012

On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 10:01 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 5:51 AM, Johnson Chetty <johnsonchetty at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hey,
> >
> > Yes... we're working on getting Sugar on the tablet form factor.
> > We're looking at compiling Sugar for an armv7 chip based tablet.
> (Allwinner
> > A10 chip- armhf ). There are many cheap tablets flooding the market here
> in
> > India, so we thought it is a good idea to get Sugar on them.
> > Would be quite cost effective, (not in the long run though, none of them
> are
> > as sturdy as the XOs)
> > Getting the touch screen  and multi-touch capabilities in linux are
> > seemingly a problem here.
> > If anyone is working on the linux/environment configuration for the new
> XOs,
> > would love to get some technical guidance for this..
> Sugar is already compiled and known working for ARMv7 hardfp via the
> Fedora project and downstream OLPC. The Fedora stack would happily
> work on this device and all we would need is a kernel, a Xorg driver
> as possibly a touchscreen driver. If the tablet is based on the
> AllWinner A1x CPUs I'm already working on getting Fedora support so it
> shouldn't be hard to extend the support to the tablet.
> All the userspace is already done as you can use the existing Fedora
> ARMv7 hardfp userspace without any problems.
> There's probably better places to discuss this as it's kind of
> offtopic for this list. Archives and details to subscribe to the
> Fedora ARM list are here [1]
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/arm

That SOC uses a Mali400 I believe.  Xorg drivers do exist for it.

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