Apple iPad 6th gen (apple-ipad7,5)

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A mainline fork for this device is available here with further instructions here. Still needs to be tested and ported to postmarketOS.


Apple iPad 6th generation
iPad 6th generation
iPad 6th generation
Manufacturer Apple
Name iPad 6th generation
Codename ipad7,5
Released 2018
Category testing
Original software iOS
Original version 11.3
Hardware
Chipset Apple A10 fusion
CPU 2.34 GHz quad-core 64-bit (2× Hurricane + 2× Zephyr)
GPU Custom PowerVR Series 7XT GT7600 Plus (hexa-core, internal name - Apple G9)
Display 2048x1536
Storage 32GB, 128gb
Memory 2GB
Architecture AArch64
Type tablet
This device is marked as not booting.
Status: does not boot
Features
USB Networking
Flashing
Touchscreen
Display
WiFi
FDE
Mainline
Battery
3D Acceleration
Audio
Bluetooth
Camera
GPS
Mobile data
Internal storage
SMS
Calls
NFC
Sensors
Accelerometer
Magnetometer
Ambient Light
Proximity
Hall Effect
Barometer
Power Sensor
Misc
Built-in DVB
Camera Flash
Keyboard
Touchpad
USB-A
HDMI/DP
Ir TX
Ir RX
Stylus
Memory Card
Haptics
Ethernet
FOSS bootloader


Contributors

Users owning this device


How to enter flash mode

Plug in the cable, hold Power and Home key for 2-4 seconds for device to power off completely, so the backlight is dimmed, then release the Power key and continue holding the Home key for 8 seconds until you get a new DFU device.

Installation

See also

This device does not currently boot or work, it doesn't have any Linux port, however there's Corellium's work on A10 which may be able to be reused, see https://github.com/corellium/linux-sandcastle