ARM Changes Come About For Linux 3.12 Kernel

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2013-Sep-07 | Tags: SoCcompatibilitykernel

Linux on ARMAmong the ARM changes for the mainline Linux 3.12 kernel is adding platform support for the Allwinner A20 and A31 SoCs along with continued work on NVIDIA's Tegra 4 support.

Platform support for the A20 and A31 SoCs will be found in the Linux 3.12 kernel. These SoCs aren't some exciting high-end Cortex-A15 SoCs, but rather out of Allwinner -- the name common to powering low-end Android tablets. The A20 is a dual-core Cortex-A7 with Mali-400MP2 graphics and CedarX VPU while the A31 is a quad-core Cortex-A7 with PowerVR SGX544MP2 graphics and a CedarX.


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