Meeting March 16, 2023

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Jeff Scheel

Mar 10, 2023, 9:57:51 AM3/10/23
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Our next meeting will be Thursday, March 16, 2023 at the following time:
  • 3:00 PM UTC,  
  • 4:00 PM Central Europe time,
  • 8:30 PM India Standard Time,
  • 11:00 PM China Standard Time
  • 11:00 AM Eastern U.S. Daylight Savings Time,  
  • 8:00 AM Pacific U.S. Daylight Savings Time.
Here's the meeting link (which can be copied to your calendar): 

The agenda will include:
  • Program updates from RISC-V
  • Board and Project updates
  • Review of draft use cases and roadmap information (Google Sites)
  • What's cool?
Any topics, updates, or information can as always either be raised at the beginning of the meeting or by adding it to our agenda document, Dev Board Group Minutes.

Jeff Scheel (he/him/his)
Linux Foundation, RISC-V Technical Program Manager

Jeff Scheel

Mar 17, 2023, 2:26:27 PM3/17/23
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Meeting minutes from yesterday's session.  As always, please pose comments, suggestions, questions, or corrections always appreciated either via email or in our Meeting document.

Attendees: Jeff, Thea, Yu Bo, Wei Fu, Daniel, Chen Wang (AOSP), Darren (SUSE)

Board Updates:

  • None

Program Updates:

  • Debian

    • Aurel32 removed all qemu builder to use new Unmatched boards (13)

    • No update about official port (Waiting FTP team to add riscv64 to unstable)

  • Fedora

    • Working hard on Sophgo support (milkv)

      • Desktop support looking good, especially with with LibreOffice

      • Development board announced at T-HEAD event

      • Interested in having DevBoard program

    • TH1520 support being added as well for T-Head-Light board

    • Imaging work underway for both boards

  • SUSE

  • Canonical (Heinrich via email because he’s at Embedded World in Nürnberg)

    • With the Ubuntu 22.04.2 release we have the following changes:

      • an image is provided for the Microchip PolarFire Icicle Kit

      • the LicheeRV board is now additionally supported in the Ubuntu Jammy LTS release.

    • The full overview of available RISC-V Ubuntu images is available at

  • Android (AOSP)

    • Google is Landing ART patches for switch interpreter: almost done

    • Google will upstream T-Head’s patches in AOSP/ART and later separate into standalone repo. Cao Xia (from ESWIN) sent an alternative patch, but Google wants to proceed with T-Head’s work as they have a full compiler implementation based on that.

  • oreboot

  • RISC-V

    • February monthly status continues to look good (link).  Awaiting new projects.

    • ROMA

      • No update

    • VisionFive V1s

      • Final 7 boards being prepared for shipment

    • ICE-V

      • First round of evals sent – accepts/rejects

      • 14 of 20 boards requested for shipment

      • Form remains open for remaining boards.

    • VisionFive V2s

    • Active work underway to improve the RISC-V Compatible Trademark Permission Process

    • Google Sites draft created for program information

  • Link

  • Jeff will start a discussion thread on the list

What’s cool?:


Jeff Scheel (he/him/his)
Linux Foundation, RISC-V Technical Program Manager

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