tagline: From openSUSE
The PandaBoardis a low-power, low-cost single-board computer development platform based on the Texas Instruments OMAP4430 system on a chip (SoC). It is a community supported development platform.
 Technical Data
- 1 GHz Dual core Cortex A9 Processor (OMAP 4430)
- 1 GB DDR2 RAM
- HDMI v1.3
- 10/100Mbit/s Ethernet
- 802.11 b/g/n WiFi
 Installing the openSUSE 12.3 Image
- Download the latest image at http://download.opensuse.org/ports/armv7hl/distribution/openSUSE-stable/images/ and choose between:
- JeOS image for a minimal system openSUSE-12.3-ARM-JeOS-panda-*.raw.xz or
- XFCE image for a graphical system openSUSE-12.3-ARM-XFCE-panda-*.raw.xz
- As root extract the image onto your SD-Card(replace sdX with the device name of your SD-Card). WARNING all previous data on the SD-Card will be lost.
xzcat [image].raw.xz | dd bs=4M of=/dev/sdX; sync
- Insert the SD-Card with the openSUSE image into your PandaBoard.
- Connect the PandaBoard to your PC via serial port.
- Connect the PandaBoard to your monitor via DVI or HDMI by using the board connector labeled HDMI. (optional)
- Power on the PandaBoard.
- Walk through the first boot steps on the serial console.
- Have a lot of fun...
 Known Issues
- Video out only works properly on the HDMI connector
- Video is not accelerated
- The board can be unstable under high load