HCL:V-Raptor SQ nano

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V-Raptor SQ nano

The V-Raptor SQ nano is a personal ARM workstation and server that fits in your hand.

Technical Data

  • Socionext Synquacer Cortex A53 (24 cores @ 1GHZ)
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 ECC
  • M.2 NVME SSD
  • 1 Gbps Ethernet
  • 4 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x Mini USB Debug UART
  • OLED display

openSUSE on SQ nano

The V-Raptor SQ nano has UEFI and boots from USB, follow the generic ISO aarch64 UEFI instructions.

Debug port

The V-Raptor SQ nano has one Mini USB Debug UART that can be used to access the serial console and other debug options. The FT4232H is a quad-high-speed USB to multipurpose UART that when connected, has four serial devices, ttyUSB[0-3].

  • ttyUSB0 - UEFI / Linux console
  • ttyUSB1 - V-Raptor SQ nano Board Controller / Bootloader
  • ttyUSB2 - SynQuacer Firmware
  • ttyUSB3 - Unknown

Use ttyUSB0 to change the boot order, configure UEFI, or access the Linux console. The configuration is 115200-8-N-1.

minicom -D /dev/ttyUSB0 -b 115200 -c on


The manuals are in Korean but can be easily translated.


No IP address shown in the OLED display


See also