Topwise A721 (topwise-a721)

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Topwise A721
Topwise A721
Topwise A721
Manufacturer Topwise
Name A721
Codename topwise-a721
Released 2012
Category testing
Original software Android 4.0.1 ICS
Hardware
Chipset Allwinner A10
CPU ARM Cortex-A8 @ 1Ghz
GPU Mali 400 MP
Display 800x480
Storage 4 or 8 GB (expandable with up to 32 GB MicroSD)
Memory 512 MB
Architecture armv7
Features
USB Networking
Broken
Flashing
Broken
Touchscreen
Broken
Display
Broken
WiFi
Broken
Xwayland
Broken
FDE
Broken
Mainline
Broken
Battery
Broken
3D Acceleration
Broken
Accelerometer
Broken
Audio
Broken
Bluetooth
Broken
Camera
Broken
GPS
Unavailable
Mobile data
Unavailable
SMS
Unavailable
Calls
Unavailable
USB OTG
Broken


Topwise A721 is motherboard that can be found in multiple devices, including LY-F1, Tracer OVO 1.2 or Gooseberry Single Board Computer. As the device uses Allwinner A10 SOC, it is fully capable of booting from SD Card.

Contributors


Maintainer(s)


What works

  • Nothing


What does not work

  • Everything!


To test/do

  • Prepare Das U-Boot for the device.
  • Try to launch Linux Sunxi or Armbian to have a base.
  • Get everything else working.


Installation

Booting

Additional Info

Clock Work Mod

CWM for the device can be found on Shanduur's Google Drive To install it, firstly get Android Terminal Emulator (you will probably have to install it with adb install) or perform this action directly from adb shell. Those devices are rooted by default. In the terminal, copy the files from SD-Card (/mnt/extsd) to internal storage (/mnt/sdcard). Then run following:

$ su
# cd /mnt/sdcard
# sh install-recovery.sh
# sh reboot-recovery.sh


Dev Log

  • [2021.02.07] initial configuration for the device based on the Sunxi Linux 5.9 kernel, including DTS mailpatch. Does not boot.


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