[OLPC-AU] OLPC-AU Digest, Vol 4, Issue 4
jnald2 at eq.edu.au
Thu Nov 11 16:28:56 EST 2010
Hi Sridahr - thanks for sharing the 1.75 info. Can you update us on what the marvel ARM hardware means in terms of XO performance etc?
Principal Project Officer (Mobile & Transformational Learning: One Laptop Per Child Australia)
Learning Technologies | Information & Technologies Branch | Department of Education and Training | Queensland Government
| M 0410394768 | E jonathan.NALDER at deta.qld.gov.au | W www.education.qld.gov.au/smartclassrooms/
This message (including attachments) is intended for the addressee named above. It may also be confidential, privileged and/or subject to
copyright. If you wish to forward this message to others, you must first obtain the permission of the author.
If you are not the addressee named above, you must not disseminate, copy, communicate or otherwise use or take any action in reliance on
this message. You understand that any privilege or confidentiality attached to this message is not waived, lost or destroyed because you
have received this message in error. If you have received this message in error please notify the sender and delete from any computer.
Unless explicitly attributed, the opinions expressed in this message do not necessarily represent the official position or opinions of the State
of Queensland or the Department of Education and Training. Whilst all care has been taken, the Department of Education and Training
disclaims all liability for loss or damage to person or property arising from this message being infected by computer virus or other
On 12/11/2010, at 3:00 AM, olpc-au-request at lists.laptop.org wrote:
> Send OLPC-AU mailing list submissions to
> olpc-au at lists.laptop.org
> To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit
> or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to
> olpc-au-request at lists.laptop.org
> You can reach the person managing the list at
> olpc-au-owner at lists.laptop.org
> When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific
> than "Re: Contents of OLPC-AU digest..."
> Today's Topics:
> 1. Fwd: XO-1.75 progress (Sridhar Dhanapalan)
> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 15:39:03 +1100
> From: Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au>
> Subject: [OLPC-AU] Fwd: XO-1.75 progress
> To: OLPC Australia list <olpc-au at lists.laptop.org>
> <AANLkTimuPuySUQPgODavNfUL+SBa8ARSeB6x7u69ygea at mail.gmail.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
> Date: 11 November 2010 08:01
> Subject: XO-1.75 progress
> To: devel at lists.laptop.org, olpc at lists.fedoraproject.org
> Hi all,
> OLPC Engineering had a trip to Taipei for the XO-1.75 motherboard
> bringup last week. ?The 1.75 machine lives in the same industrial
> design (display, case, batteries) as the XO-1/XO-1.5, but uses an
> ARM system-on-chip from Marvell -- the Armada 610/MMP2.
> There's still a great deal of driver and basic bringup work ongoing,
> but we're at a point where we can share details and photos:
> The grand plan is to first move to the new ARM motherboard in the
> old industrial design (XO-1.75), then move to that same motherboard
> in a new tablet industrial design (XO-3). ?Of course, there tend to
> be a lot of changes to OLPC's grand plans before devices ship!
> Software-wise, we're running XO-EC and Open Firmware at the low level,
> and Fedora 12 with Sugar and GNOME for the OS. ?We plan on moving up
> to Fedora 13 or 14 as they become available for ARM. ?(An easy way
> to help us out would be to help the Fedora ARM team with their mass
> rebuilds for newer Fedora releases.)
> As usual, we'll be running a Developers Program with these machines
> once we've got past the necessary initial hardware fixes and made a
> larger volume of boards. ?That's going to take several months, but
> we wanted you to know that it will be coming.
> - Chris, on behalf of the OLPC Engineering team.
> Chris Ball ? <cjb at laptop.org>
> One Laptop Per Child
> olpc mailing list
> olpc at lists.fedoraproject.org
> OLPC-AU mailing list
> OLPC-AU at lists.laptop.org
> End of OLPC-AU Digest, Vol 4, Issue 4
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the OLPC-AU