[Freedombox-discuss] Banana Pi BPI-R2

Sunil Mohan Adapa sunil at medhas.org
Wed Feb 14 04:22:48 UTC 2018

On Tuesday 13 February 2018 09:38 PM, Josh Blagden wrote:
> Hi folks,
>    I was going through the Debian Micronews RSS feed and I stumbled upon
> the 2017 Freedombox progress report. While I was reading through it, I
> noticed that the Banana Pro board was mentioned. So, I did some research
> on Banana Pi and I came came across a neat board that I think would make
> a great Freedombox. Considering that one of the goals of Freedombox is
> to serve as a router, I think the Banana Pi BPI-R2 would be a great
> board for it because in addition to having 2 SATA ports and two USB 3.0
> ports, it also has 5 ethernet ports (including WAN).
> Here's a link to it in case you'd like to check it out:
> http://www.banana-pi.com/eacp_view.asp?id=104.

I had my eyes on R1 earlier. R2 would indeed be an interesting hardware
for FreedomBox. However, I don't see much mainline support in kernel,
Debian or u-boot for this MediaTek SOC. We will have to wait until that


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