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This system has been certified SystemReady ES - Embedded Server

The MACCHIATObin is a Marvell Armada 8040 based board manufactured by SolidRun.

MACCHIATObin comes in 2 flavors:

The boards have various hardware revisions. This document covers rev. 1.2 and newer releases.

Technical data

  • Armada8040, quad core Cortex-A72
  • RAM: Up to 16GB DDR4 DIMM
  • Standard UEFI boot environment


Please make sure latest EDK2 firmware is installed. If u-boot is installed instead of EDK2, please upgrade to use EDK2.

Then, you can follow the generic instructions found at Installing openSUSE ARM for AArch64 EFI based systems.

Known issues

You might need to add the following line to kernel command line to get boot traces on serial console:


See also