With XBMC on the CubieBoard a bust. It’s time to go back to my original thought, which is to set it up as a web server.
While I will generally run this without a monitor connected, I have decided to restore from the backup that already has LXDE installed.
Yes, I could set it up without X, and just install it in the event that I actually come around to needing it, but I figured I might as well just have it installed now. It’s not like there’s a lack of space on an 8GB MicroSD card.
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The very first result that Google gave me when trying to find information on running XBMC on the CubieBoard (which is powered by the Allwinner A10), was this link.
This, in clear letters states…
“Avoid hardware that uses the Allwinner series of chips (such as the Allwinner A10). Development is not going well for these devices.”
Yes, “Avoid” really is written in bold. This does not bode well.
I shall try, none-the-less. After all, I have my backup img files for when things go horribly wrong.
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