Hi Steve,
I have MK808 and MK802IV so I'm kinda interested in your ubuntu-mini
My main goal is to run motion on those devices. So far my long-term tests on Rockchip devices constantly fail. Most issues are USB related: /dev/video0 disappears or fail to respond. Sometimes devie may die with out of memory killing essential processes like wpa_supplicant or irqbalancer.

I have also MK802II which is based on Alwinner A10 and it was running motion for almost 1 year (!!!) without interrupt. I only turned it off once to change power adapter. So I believe motion has great potential running on low power ARM.

If you need to perform some more testing - ping me I would be happy to assist


On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 12:54 AM, Steve Goldsmith <sgjava@gmail.com> wrote:
I've posted my Ubuntu Mini project on GitHub https://github.com/sgjava/ubuntu-mini that will let you build any version of Ubuntu on the RK3066 dual core ARM mini PCs. A lot of the ARM based distributions are not based on LTS versions of Ubuntu. I've tested Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04. Rolling your own lets you know exactly what's in the distribution.

I've included instructions of how to build various kernels or you can use the pre-built ones. This will let you run Motion or any other software on Ubuntu ARM. I'm working on the RK3188 quad core kernels now, but in essence you be able to use this to run hand rolled Ubuntu on any ARM based platform.

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Steven P. Goldsmith

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