VisionFive 2 Ecosystem Bi-weekly Updates (9.1-9.15)

StarFive News

  1. See You in RISC-V Summit North America 2023 | Two Topics from StarFive

    The RISC-V Summit North America will be hosted from November 6th to 8th, 2023. StarFive has two topics accepted by the summit, which are:

  1. VisionFive 2 Debian Image 202308 has been released (latest). This release features smooth playing of online videos via mainstream video sites including Bilibili and so on and the official GPU support of OpenGL ES 3.2.

    Source post: RVspace
    Please check the wiki page for more details: Wiki
    Download link: Image 202308

  2. Milk-V Mars CM module is officially on pre-sale. Milk-V Mars CM CPU module powered by a StarFive JH-7110 quad-core RISC-V SoC.

    The RISC-V module comes with up to 8GB RAM, a 16MB SPI flash, an optional eMMC flash, onboard GbE PHY, and a wireless module with WiFi 5 and Bluetooth 5.2 plus the two 100-pin board-to-board connectors offering (partial) compatibility with carrier boards made for the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4.

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  3. StarFive published an article to recap the highlights of the 2023 RISC-V China Summit. The StarFive event held on August 23rd showcased many high-end applications and solutions (including the world’s first RISC-V tablet) based on its JH-7110 high-performance SoC. The attendance is so great that all seats are occupied but it cannot contain the enthusiasm from the RISC-V fans.

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Community Collaboration

  1. The official maintainers of the PSP emulator PPSSPP worked together with the StarFive software team and published the new JIT backend. The dynarec enabled users to play lots of PSP native games including the performance index - “God of War”, on VisionFive 2 and on other JH-7110 based RISC-V platforms.

    The following video shows more on playing “God of War” on RISC-V SBC VisionFive 2 using this new JIT backend implemented by “Unknown”.

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  2. The developer "怀揣少年梦“ successfully complied and installed OpenWrt on StarFive’s VisionFive 2 based on Hauke’s commit regarding VisionFive.

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  3. The developer “大菠萝Alpha” successfully flashed, configured, and tested the OpenWrt image from RVspace Forum on VisionFive 2, and he stated that the installation process was very smooth and the features were also rich and complete.

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Social Media Updates

  1. USM and StarFive collaborate to develop RISC-V ecosystem technology! USM and StarFive will develop a controller system based on RISC-V, and for this, StarFive Technology has supplied PPKEE with twenty sets of VisionFive 2 computers, which not only house a set of RISC-V processing chips but also with chips built-in graphics with multimedia processing capabilities, scalability, etc.

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  2. The blogger “TOTO hayashi” introduced StarFive and its product status in Cantonese in an external studio, and unpacked the purchased VisionFive 2. He believes that StarFive’s RVspace and software GitHub support are doing well, better than RockChip.

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  3. The YouTuber “Christopher Barnatt” tried to only use VisionFive 2 and other RISC-V hardware platforms to satisfy all his daily needs for a whole week, and it worked!

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  4. The developer “LivingLinux” experienced the new 202308 Debian image for the VisionFive 2 SBC and showed the video playback.

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  5. The developer “Lup Yuen Lee李立源” successfully boots Apache NuttX Real-Time Operating System on StarFive VisionFive 2.

    Source: Github
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