VisionFive 2 Ecosystem Bi-weekly Updates (4.16-5.15)

RVspace Eco - Community

The RVspace Eco-Community is committed to providing comprehensive technical support and open communication environment for developers. Community developers can showcase their “geek” spirit here. StarFive will continue to work with partners to jointly build the RISC-V Eco-Community and empower the RISC-V ecosystem.

RVspace Eco - Community Updates

1. StarFive release d VisionFive 2 Debian image and SDK source code package

l VisionFive 2 SDK v5.12.0: including Linux Kernel 5.15.0 and 6.6.20 (two versions)

Release VisionFive2 Software v5.12.0 · starfive-tech/VisionFive2 · GitHub

l VisionFive 2 Debian 202405 —— support Linux Kernel 5.15.0 and 6.6.20 (two kernels)

VisionFive 2 Debian Wiki - 202405 Release | RVspace

2. StarFive Release d Application Note for Building NAS with VisionFive 2

CasaOS is an open-source home cloud system based on the Docker ecosystem, specifically designed for home scenarios. Its UI is user-friendly and applications are easy to port. Inspired by the tutorial shared by developers on RVspace forum about Installing CasaOS on Ubuntu23 on VisionFive 2, StarFive successfully ported CasaOS to the official Debian system.

This application note has now been published in the documentation center. The guide provides a detailed introduction to the method of using VisionFive 2 to build NAS from three aspects: preparation, install CasaOS and CasaOS, and install storage software.

3. Porting RVOS on VisionFive 2 (Part 1)

Developer Liu Jila(刘霁兰) has released a tutorial video about Porting RVOS on VisionFive 2 (Part 1). The video includes an explanation of the M-state RVOS: tp register, CPU related porting, startup process, peripheral device (UART) porting, and so on.

GitHub - LiuJiLan/RVOS_On_VisionFive2: RVOS在VisionFive2开发板上的移植。

4. Installation method for Ubuntu 24.04 LTS on VisionFive 2

Japanese developer柴田充也, also the Ubuntu Japan team member detailed the installation method on VisionFive 2 based on the “Ubuntu 24.04 LTS” development version.

5. StarFive Release d VisionFive 2 Landing Page

To facilitate users to access VisionFive 2 related resources more quickly, StarFive has released the VisionFive 2 Landing Page on RVspace. The page collects all important pages and resource links of VisionFive 2, including official commonly used tools, resources, and document links. You’re Welcome to visit and check.

6. StarFive released a user guide for using RVspace Eco-C ommunity

To provide a good user experience and facilitate users to quickly access the necessary information, StarFive has released the RVspace Community User Guide.


StarFive News

1. StarFive Chip Drive! The National Museum of Computing in the UK officially collects the world’s first RISC-V laptop

Recently, the National Museum of Computing (TNMOC) in the UK has collected the world’s first RISC-V laptop DC-ROMA donated by DeepComputing as part of its computer exhibition. The DC-ROMA laptop showcases the infinite potential and broad prospects of RISC-V to the world. The DC-ROMA laptop is the world’s first native RISC-V architecture laptop, designed by the world’s leading RISC-V terminal equipment manufacturer DeepComputing. The first batch of delivered products are equipped with StarFive’s high-performance RISC-V SoC JH-7110.

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