Rock 64 seem like a dead end
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I just purchased the Rock 64, got the board yestaday. 

I was hopping for it to be my main development Linux machine for my IoT devices. I have been using Raspberry pi's but the 1 GB ram has effecting my ability to watch YouTube, have multiple web pages open, python IDE and a few terminals.

I purchased a Rock64 with 4GB with the hope of a solution. I have tried Ambian, debain, ubuntu, archlinux and diet pi. all seem to be linux 4.4.174. It seems they all pull from the ayufan. All these distributions are great.

Here is the failure, the A/V audio does not work, and appears has never worked (over a year). works in andriod BTW. 

I think the Rock64 is E.O.L (end of line).

Old Linux kernel (I can live with this) and no a/v.

This board will join my other SBC and donate it cycles to setiathome.

Question, does any body know of a great 64bit Linux SBC with has great performance and OS support that meets my needs of Enough memory to run youtube (720p) and multiple tabs in the web browser?


Messages In This Thread
Rock 64 seem like a dead end - by munocat - 03-17-2019, 08:06 PM
RE: Rock 64 seem like a dead end - by fender90 - 03-18-2019, 10:01 AM
RE: Rock 64 seem like a dead end - by munocat - 03-18-2019, 10:55 AM
RE: Rock 64 seem like a dead end - by thewonderer - 03-21-2019, 10:13 PM

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