Federico Fuga

Engineering, Tech, Informatics & science

Flashing an AllWinner device via LiveSuit from Windows 8

10 Apr 2013 13:46 +0000 AllWinner Windows
Flashing an AllWinner device using the LiveSuit tool from Windows 8 isn’t as obvious as it seems. First, as usual with a new operating system, not all drivers works and you must find the “right” version. Second, as the previous issue wasn’t enough, with Windows 8 isn’t possible without some trick to install an “unsigned” driver. “unsigned” driver means a device driver that isn’t approved by Microsoft; on previous Windows versions, when installing an unsigned driver Windows asked for approval to the user. Continue reading

Building AllWinner Android Firmwares

27 Feb 2013 11:33 +0000 AllWinner
Foreword _This is a work-in-progress post. I'll periodically update this page with new informations, tweaks and tools, because I wanted a single page to collect all the valuable informations about this theme. _ Introduction The AllWinner A10 platform is a relatively new System-on-chip (SoC) product developed by a Chinese Company. His strength point is certainly the low cost compared to computation power and peripheral integration. The A10 SoC is based on Cortex-A8 ARM core, and provides a Mali-400 GPU on chip. Continue reading