HCL:Overdrive 1000

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Softiron Overdrive 1000

The Overdrive 1000 is based on an AArch64 AMD® Opteron™ A1100 SoC which includes 4 Cortex-A57.

It is shipped with 8 GB of DRAM and 1 TB HDD, with openSUSE Leap pre-installed.

Technical Data

  • 4 x ARM Cortex-A57 cores
  • 2 x RDIMMs with 8 GB of DDR4 DRAM (expandable to 64GB)
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Host Ports
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Device Port
  • 2 x SATA 3.0 Ports
  • 1 x 1GBase-T Ethernet
  • Standard UEFI boot environment


Please follow the generic instructions found at Installing openSUSE ARM for AArch64 EFI based systems.

To get the serial connection, connect the USB cable and run:

sudo screen /dev/ttyACM0