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Under the [[SOPINE_Software_Release|'SOPINE Software and OS Image Download Section']] you can find a complete list of currently supported Operating System images that work with the SOPINE as well as other related software. The list includes OS images and descriptions of:
 
Under the [[SOPINE_Software_Release|'SOPINE Software and OS Image Download Section']] you can find a complete list of currently supported Operating System images that work with the SOPINE as well as other related software. The list includes OS images and descriptions of:
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Xenial_Mate}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/mate.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Xenial_Mate|'''Xenial Mate''']]           http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/penguin.png Ayufan's Linux images for SOPine are [https://github.com/ayufan-pine64/linux-build/releases available from his GitHub]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Xenial_Mate}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/mate.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Xenial_Mate|'''Xenial Mate''']]           http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/penguin.png Ayufan's Linux images for SOPine are [https://github.com/ayufan-pine64/linux-build/releases available from his GitHub]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_7.x}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/android_7.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_7.x|'''Android 7.x''']]           [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_6.x}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/android_6.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_6.x|'''Android 6.x''']]           [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_5.x}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/android_5.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_5.x|'''Android 5.x''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_7.x}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/android_7.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_7.x|'''Android 7.x''']]           [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_6.x}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/android_6.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_6.x|'''Android 6.x''']]           [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_5.x}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/android_5.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Android_5.x|'''Android 5.x''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#openSUSE_Base_Image}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/opensuse.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#openSUSE_Base_Image|'''openSUSE''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#openSUSE_Base_Image}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/opensuse.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#openSUSE_Base_Image|'''openSUSE''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Armbian}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/armbian.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Armbian|'''Armbian''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Armbian}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/armbian.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Armbian|'''Armbian''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Arch_Mainline_Linux_XFCE}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/archlinux.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Arch_Mainline_Linux_XFCE|'''Arch Linux mainline XFCE''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Arch_Mainline_Linux_XFCE}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/archlinux.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Arch_Mainline_Linux_XFCE|'''Arch Linux mainline XFCE''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#NEMS_Linux}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/nems.jpg] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#NEMS_Linux|'''NEMS Linux''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#NEMS_Linux}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/nems.jpg] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#NEMS_Linux|'''NEMS Linux''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenMediaVault}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/omv.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenMediaVault|'''OpenMediaVault''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenMediaVault}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/omv.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenMediaVault|'''OpenMediaVault''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Volumio_Digital_Audio_Player}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/volumio.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Volumio_Digital_Audio_Player|'''Volumio Digital Audio Player''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#Volumio_Digital_Audio_Player}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/volumio.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#Volumio_Digital_Audio_Player|'''Volumio Digital Audio Player''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#FreedomBox}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/FreedomBox.jpg] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#FreedomBox|'''FreedomBox''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#FreedomBox}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/FreedomBox.jpg] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#FreedomBox|'''FreedomBox''']]
  
* [{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenEmbedded.2FYocto_Images}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/openembedded.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenEmbedded.2FYocto_Images|'''OpenEmbedded/Yocto Images''']]
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[{{fullurl:SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenEmbedded.2FYocto_Images}} http://files.pine64.org/sw/pine64_installer/json/openembedded.png] [[SOPINE_Software_Release#OpenEmbedded.2FYocto_Images|'''OpenEmbedded/Yocto Images''']]
  
 
=== Quick Links to Build Sources of OS Images ===
 
=== Quick Links to Build Sources of OS Images ===
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* Based on Allwinner A64/R18
 
* Based on Allwinner A64/R18
 
** '''R18 and A64 are identical SoC but R18 committed for 10 years supply by vendor.'''  
 
** '''R18 and A64 are identical SoC but R18 committed for 10 years supply by vendor.'''  
[[File:Allwinner_A64.jpg]] [[File:Allwinner_R18.png]]
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[[File:Allwinner_A64.jpg|right]]
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[[File:Allwinner_R18.png|right]]
  
 
=== CPU Architecture ===
 
=== CPU Architecture ===
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* [http://wiki.pine64.org/images/d/da/Pine64_Connector.JPG PINE A64 Connector List]
 
* [http://wiki.pine64.org/images/d/da/Pine64_Connector.JPG PINE A64 Connector List]
 
* [http://files.pine64.org/doc/SOPINE-A64/SOPINE-A64-Pin-Assignments-ver-1.0.pdf SOPine Module Pin Assignment ver 1.0]
 
* [http://files.pine64.org/doc/SOPINE-A64/SOPINE-A64-Pin-Assignments-ver-1.0.pdf SOPine Module Pin Assignment ver 1.0]
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* [https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8058 a PDF mapping the pins from the A64 chip itself, to the gold-fingers on the SO-DIMM edge, to the multiple connectors on the baseboard and on the clusterboard, attached to this forum post.]
 
* [http://files.pine64.org/doc/Pine%20A64%20Schematic/Pine%20A64%20Pin%20Assignment%20160119.pdf PINE A64 Pi-2/Eular/Ext Bus/Wifi Bus Connector Pin Assignment (Updated 15/Feb/2016)]
 
* [http://files.pine64.org/doc/Pine%20A64%20Schematic/Pine%20A64%20Pin%20Assignment%20160119.pdf PINE A64 Pi-2/Eular/Ext Bus/Wifi Bus Connector Pin Assignment (Updated 15/Feb/2016)]
 
** [http://synfare.com/599N105E/hwdocs/pine64/index.html Good documentation about PINE A64, A64+, and A64-LTS GPIO pins article]
 
** [http://synfare.com/599N105E/hwdocs/pine64/index.html Good documentation about PINE A64, A64+, and A64-LTS GPIO pins article]
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** [http://files.pine64.org/doc/clusterboard/PINE64%20CLUSTER%20BOARD_2_2_PCB.pdf Clusterboard version 2.2 PCB Layout PDF file]
 
** [http://files.pine64.org/doc/clusterboard/PINE64%20CLUSTER%20BOARD_2_2_PCB.pdf Clusterboard version 2.2 PCB Layout PDF file]
 
** [http://files.pine64.org/doc/clusterboard/clusterboard_20pins_header.jpg Clusterboard 20pins header definition]
 
** [http://files.pine64.org/doc/clusterboard/clusterboard_20pins_header.jpg Clusterboard 20pins header definition]
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** [https://myhub.autodesk360.com/ue2b2f72e/g/shares/SH56a43QTfd62c1cd96840f4ec37c60bcf12 Clusterboard 3D drawing in Fusion360]
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** [https://myhub.autodesk360.com/ue2b2f72e/g/shares/SH56a43QTfd62c1cd968cd6bc203ac753401?viewState=NoIgbgDAdAjCA0ICGBmARgEwGZIOwGMBaDFADgFNCAWfAJi2o1IFZDmlTSIA2DW8-FTQgAukA Clusterboard PDF drawing]
  
 
== Other Resources ==
 
== Other Resources ==
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* [http://rayhightower.com/blog/2016/04/04/pine64-quick-start-guide-using-mac-os-x/ PINE64 Quick Start Guide (with Gotchas)]
 
* [http://rayhightower.com/blog/2016/04/04/pine64-quick-start-guide-using-mac-os-x/ PINE64 Quick Start Guide (with Gotchas)]
 
* [http://softwarebakery.com/shrinking-images-on-linux Shrinking images on Linux by FrozenCow]
 
* [http://softwarebakery.com/shrinking-images-on-linux Shrinking images on Linux by FrozenCow]
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* [https://gitlab.manjaro.org/packages/community/manjaro-arm-installer Manjaro Arm installation script]

Latest revision as of 00:10, 9 August 2020

Software and OS Image Downloads

PINE A64-LTS / SOPINE

SOPine OS images are compatible with PINE A64-LTS

Under the 'SOPINE Software and OS Image Download Section' you can find a complete list of currently supported Operating System images that work with the SOPINE as well as other related software. The list includes OS images and descriptions of:

mate.png Xenial Mate           penguin.png Ayufan's Linux images for SOPine are available from his GitHub

android_7.png Android 7.x           android_6.png Android 6.x           android_5.png Android 5.x

opensuse.png openSUSE

armbian.png Armbian

archlinux.png Arch Linux mainline XFCE

nems.jpg NEMS Linux

omv.png OpenMediaVault

volumio.png Volumio Digital Audio Player

FreedomBox.jpg FreedomBox

openembedded.png OpenEmbedded/Yocto Images

Quick Links to Build Sources of OS Images

Some these OS images labelled as beta or nightly builds which means they are only fit for testing purposes

These images should be used at your own risk and are not fit for normal use

Accessories Step-by-Step Guides

Under 'Guides for PINE A64(+) accessories' you can find instructions and guides concerning:

  • Enclosures
  • Bluetooth and WiFi module
  • Real Time Clock (RTC) battery
  • Real Time Clock (RTC) battery holder
  • First and third party cases
  • Featured 3D printed cases (and more)

SoC and Memory Specification

  • Based on Allwinner A64/R18
    • R18 and A64 are identical SoC but R18 committed for 10 years supply by vendor.
Allwinner A64.jpg
Allwinner R18.png

CPU Architecture

  • Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 Processor@1152Mhz
  • A power-efficient ARM v8 architecture
  • 64 and 32bit execution states for scalable high performance
  • Support NEON Advanced SIMD (Single Instruction Multiple Data) instruction for acceleration of media and signal processing function
  • Support Large Physical Address Extensions(LPAE)
  • VFPv4 Floating Point Unit
  • 32KB L1 Instruction cache and 32KB L1 Data cache
  • 512KB L2 cache

GPU Architecture

System Memory

  • RAM Memory Variants: 2GB LPDDR3.
  • Storage Memory: SPI Flash and optional eMMC module from 16GB up to 64GB

PINE A64-LTS Board Features

Video

  • Digital Video (Type A - full)

Audio

  • 3.5mm stereo earphone/microphone plug

Network

  • 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet(PINE A64+ version), 10/100Mbps Ethernet(PINE A64 version)
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with Bluetooth 4.0 (optional)

Storage

  • microSD - bootable, support SDHC and SDXC, storage up to 256GB
  • USB - 2 USB2.0 Host port

Expansion Ports

  • DSI - Display Serial Interface, 4 lanes MiPi, up to 1080P
  • CSI - CMOS Camera Interface up to 5 mega pixel
  • TP - Touch Panel Port, SPI with interrupt
  • RTC - Real Time Clock Battery Connector
  • VBAT - Lithium Battery Connector with temperature sensor input
  • Wifi/BT Module Header - SDIO 3.0 and UART
  • 2x20 pins "Pi2" GPIO Header
  • 2x17 pins "Euler" GPIO Header
  • 2x5 pins "EXP" Console Header

Pine A64-LTS, SOPine Module and Baseboard Information, Schematics, and Certifications

Datasheets for Components and Peripherals

Pine A64 POT

Pine64 Cluster Board Resource

Other Resources