JingOS ARM Personal Build (Not official, based on GitHub Sources)

It’s running on raspi 3b…

1 Like

@netson99 great work!
I have a question, all the hardware is working well?
RPi3 has the following specs:

  • Quad Core 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM2837 64bit CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • BCM43438 wireless LAN and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) on board
  • 100 Base Ethernet
  • 40-pin extended GPIO
  • 4 USB 2 ports
  • 4 Pole stereo output and composite video port
  • Full size HDMI
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi camera
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi touchscreen display
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • Upgraded switched Micro USB power source up to 2.5A

Here is my rpi3 connection for testing:

  1. USB mouse
  2. USB keyboard
  3. HDMI monitor
  4. Ethernet port
  5. Wifi

All those are working well.

You rock! :metal:

@netson99 hi~can you show more detail about how to build a rootfs from JingOS‘s opensource project ?I want to build a total images for Arm/Arm64 deivces too.Thanks!

Here is my Development Setup :

  1. I use ubuntu 21,04 for development and for RPI3 images. Here is the link :
    Ubuntu Server 21.04 arm64 iso :

Ubuntu 21.04 arm64 preinstalled desktop image :

  1. I use qemu-system-aarch64 for development and testing :
    with this setup :

  2. For Jingos Development, I use kdesrc-build. Here is my setup :

Here is my terminal screen shoot of kwin building :

  1. RPi 3B setup :

    • Deploy the ubuntu 21.04 preinstalled desktop arm64 image into sd card.
    • Run and follow the screen to setup the ubuntu desktop.
    • After Desktop setup is finish, run terminal and Install the kde plasma dependency as listed on this link :
    • Install sddm and select sddm as default login manager.
    • Install openssh server; to remote acces the RPi 3 for debuging purposes.
    • Copy the Jingos build in to RPi by using the same directory structure on the development machine.
    • For setting up the JingOS, I use the configuration from jingos x86 v0.9 iso.

    And here is some screen of RPi 3B jingos arm64 :

JingOS on RPi 3B startup :

Applications test video :

  1. Debuging Jingos startup :
    • setup ssh connection from PC to RPi 3B
    • watch the wayland session logging : in ~/.local/share/sddm/wayland-session.log
    • note any error and try to solved it (ie. dependencies error)
    • here is a video of the ssh sessions :

Note :

  • There is a lot of patching and error fix on the building process (ie. dependency problem, source code fix etc). So knowledge of CMake and KDE Plasma are required.
1 Like

Thank you for the detailed description!

Thanks @netson99 ,
does the graphics acceleration work?

It’s running.

And so it begins!! Great work. Thanks for posting so much detail for those wanting to get it running on other devices.