Lime2-SD add on board for second SD card on A20-OLinuXino-LIME2

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Lime2-SD is small add on board which snaps on GPIO-1 connector and add second SD card to A20-OLinuxino-LIME2. It doesn’t interference with other parts on the board and do not increase the height.

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Why we do this? Because this is an easy way to increase storage for Pioneer-FreedomBox-HSK . What we are preparing to offer soon is upgraded version of the Home Server Kit with 256GB storage made with 2 “disks” x 128GB micro SD cards. For these who already have Pioneer-FreedomBox-HSK they still can upgrade by ordering Lime2-SD .

Note that support in FreedomBox for Lime2-SD is not add, but you can try Lime2-SD with the current Armbian image for LIME2. To enable the Lime2-SD support you also have to add this dts overlay .

 

Bootling Linux on A13 for less than 1 second

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Miroslav Bendik already made few interesting posts how to use Qt on A13 which we blogged about.

Now he made script which boots linux in less 1 second and you can build the same image using his GitHub scripts https://github.com/mireq/a13-olinuxino-autobuild

In his post at linuxos.sk he explains what he did

Here is video to see A13 booting Linux and GUI. Note that there is 2 seconds delay before the GUI is started so you can see and read the messages: