amirul

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    amirul got a reaction from AndrewDB in Some benchmarks of an inexpensive S912 TV box running Armbian   
    Thanks. They are all under 25USD when I got them on sale
    1. T95Z Plus 3Gb
    2. TX9 Pro 3Gb
    3. BM8 Pro 2Gb
    all running off sdcard. Didn't want to risk bricking them by installing to eMMC
     
    Maybe I'll try the Phoronix Benchmark Suite one of these days
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    amirul got a reaction from AndrewDB in Some benchmarks of an inexpensive S912 TV box running Armbian   
    My S912's running Armbian_5.75_Aml-s912_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.20.5_desktop_20190211
    1. T95Z Plus
    2. TX9 Pro
    3. BM8 Pro
    and yeah, smooth desktop
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    amirul reacted to balbes150 in Armbian for Amlogic S9xxx kernel 4.1x (>= ver 5.55)   
    New version 5.73.
    1. A separate section for images with the s905 LIMA driver has been added to the catalog.  Notice is images in which there is only the kernel driver LIMA, HW support for DE until they do not. For HW you need to collect a special version of MESA-LIMA. I tried to build it, but I have a bug at the end of the build. May be there is a wish to collect the desired version of MESA-LIMA and help the process of the emergence HW to s905 ? 
     
    2. In the usual directory S905  Assembly for without driver LIMA.
     
    3. I built an FFMPEG package with support for decoding using HW. To check, you can download the package and install it in the system with the command "dpkg". When checking the work I was able to run FFMPEG command decode test video.
     
    HW
    ffmpeg -c:v h264_v4l2m2m -i Test.mkv -f null /dev/null
     
    not HW
    ffmpeg -c:v h264 -i Test.mkv -f null /dev/null
     
    When you start to S905 , when using the decoder with HW h264 decoding speed is equal to 11.9 , without using HW decoding speed is equal to 4.3. When tested on S912-with HW speed 12 , without HW speed 7.9.
     
    I tried running the video using ffplay.
     
    HW
    ffplay -vcodec h264_v4l2m2m Test.mkv
     
    not HW
    ffplay -vcodec h264 Test.mkv
     
    It shows the test video, the sound is correct, but the video is played in the braked mode (as if the deceleration is enabled). Maybe there's something I'm doing wrong when building or testing. I would appreciate it if someone could find a reason why the video is stalled.
     
    https://yadi.sk/d/9igaopSIabKsjw
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    amirul got a reaction from zogu in Armbian for TV box rk3328   
    Armbian_5.72_Rk3328-tv_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.4.154_desktop_20190123
    Boots to desktop with rk3328_evb.dtb but max cpu freq only 1.30GHz
    with rk3328_evb.dtb taken from 4.4.167 image and MAX_SPEED=1512000 in /etc/default/cpufrequtils, can reach 1.51Ghz
    Further testing ongoing...
     
    Memory speed testing with
    dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/testfile bs=1M count=1000
    rk3328: 352 MB/s
    s912: 566 MB/s
    need to find dram speed setting
     
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    amirul got a reaction from zogu in Armbian for TV box rk3328   
    Armbian_5.72_Rk3328-tv_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.4.154_desktop_20190123
    Boots to desktop with rk3328_evb.dtb but max cpu freq only 1.30GHz
    with rk3328_evb.dtb taken from 4.4.167 image and MAX_SPEED=1512000 in /etc/default/cpufrequtils, can reach 1.51Ghz
    Further testing ongoing...
     
    Memory speed testing with
    dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/testfile bs=1M count=1000
    rk3328: 352 MB/s
    s912: 566 MB/s
    need to find dram speed setting
     
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    amirul got a reaction from Reddwarf in Armbian for Amlogic S9xxx kernel 4.1x (>= ver 5.55)   
    Burned the bionic verison to usbdrive. The extlinux.conf way didn't boot but the good old dtb.img way worked. I'm using the boxes as cheap X terminals and so far they're working great. At under $100 per seat, what's not to like, keeps getting better and better with each new image.
     
    BTW love the videos that come with the images :-)
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    amirul got a reaction from balbes150 in The list of models that are running Armbian (Amlogic, Rockchip etc)   
    Caidao T1 - s905x 2gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_600192.html
    ARMBIAN 5.62 user-built Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 4.18.7-aml-s9xxx
    ARMBIAN 5.60 user-built Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 4.18.7-aml-s9xxx (non-desktop) +xserver-xorg+xinit+pulseaudio+x2goclient
     
    S11 TV Box - s905 1gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_356693.html?wid=1112942
    ARMBIAN 5.60 user-built Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 4.18.7-aml-s9xxx
    ARMBIAN 5.64 user-built Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 4.19.0-rc7-aml-s9xxx (connectivity problems after a while - CAKE maybe?)
     
    BM8 Pro - s912 2gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_493137.html
    Armbian_5.67_Aml-s9xxx_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.19.6_desktop_20181205 +compton intermittent eth
    Fix: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10712159/

    running x2goclient via eth connecting to Scientific Linux 7.5 MATE desktop
    .xinitrc: x2goclient -geometry 1980x1080 --maximize --thinclient --session=FIRST
    /lib/systemd/system/getty@.service: ExecStart=-/sbin/agetty --noclear -a amirul %I $TERM
    ~/.profile: startx
     
    A5X Max - RK3328 4gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box/pp_009367872782.html
    ARMBIAN 5.64 user-built Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 4.4.143-rk3328-tv +compton
    ARMBIAN 5.67 user-built Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS 4.4.143-rk3328-tv 20181203 +compton
    Armbian_5.71_Rk3328-tv_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.4.154_desktop_20190119
    Armbian_5.71_Rk3328-tv_Ubuntu_bionic_dev_4.4.167_desktop_20190119
    fine with Kingston DataTraveller 100 G3 128Gb stick
    To get 1.51GHz with correct dtb, MAX_SPEED=1512000 in /etc/default/cpufrequtils. Temp upto 83 degrees
     
    Scishion V99 Star - rk3368 octacore 2gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box-mini-pc/pp_590115.html
    Haven't found a way to boot sdcard yet
     
    T95Z Plus - s912 octacore 3gb ram
    https://shopee.com.my/Tv-Box-2.4-5Ghz-3Gb-32Gb-Core-Wifi-T95Z-Plus-S912-Android-7.1-Bluetooth-New-i.77595696.1561323781
    Armbian_5.67_Aml-s9xxx_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.19.7_desktop_20181218, patched meson-gxm-q200.dtb
    Armbian_5.71_Aml-s912_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.20.2_desktop_20190122, meson-gxm-q200 as is
    Armbian_5.75_Aml-s912_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.20.5_desktop_20190211
    Intermittent USB with Kingston DataTraveller 100 G3 128Gb stick. Maybe try a 3A power adapter? (no change)- use powered HDD docking
     
    TX9 Pro - s912 octacore 3gb ram
    http://www.tanix-box.com/project-view/tanix-tx9-tv-box-amlogic-s912-android-7-1/
    Armbian_5.72_Aml-s912_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.20.2_desktop_20190124
    Armbian_5.73_Aml-s912_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.20.2_desktop_20190129
    Armbian_5.75_Aml-s912_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.20.5_desktop_20190211
    meson-gxm-q200.dtb
    fine with unpowered Kingston DataTraveller 100 G3 128Gb usb stick
     
    T9 - RK3328 4gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box/pp_009675791724.html
    Armbian_5.72_Rk3328-tv_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.4.154_desktop_20190123.img rk3328-evb.dtb
    Boots via SD+USB method but no kb/mouse
     
    MX10 - RK3328 4Gb ram
    https://www.gearbest.com/tv-box/pp_961951.html
    Armbian_5.74_Rk3328-tv_Ubuntu_bionic_default_4.4.154_desktop_20190208 rk3328-mx10-fast.dtb
    set-default-sink alsa_output.platform-hdmi-sound.stereo-fallback in /etc/pulse/default.pa for hdmi sound
    Cpu Temp hits 101 C (!) smooth desktop
    caseless, Cpu Temp in the 80s at full load