we're frustrated by how janky the support for everything appears to be. the default OS feels like a house of shitty cards, where sneezing on anything too hard will cause you to lose basic functionality.
guess that's just how it be with hardware vendors these days. hope it doesn't take too much longer for the community to pound every last secret out of this chip.
the wifi is connected via SDIO, because of course it is.
bluetooth is probably part of that but we dunno.
they actually got hardware acceleration working for a bunch of stuff with the GPU, but keeping that in a switch to anything but their in-house OS image is probably hopeless
the default image is Debian 9, which means we're stuck here trying to see what this thing can do using only whatever debian happened to package like three years ago
browsers are almost a lost cause out-of-the box. firefox launches, loads all the new-tab ads and other assorted garbage, and then promptly crashes, every single time
chrome works okay until you try to open any settings, at which point you get "aw, snap!"
and even if it did work, it would still be chrome
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