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Supported hardware

Nano computers

  • Raspeberry zero
  • Raspeberry 1
  • Raspeberry 2
  • Raspeberry 3
  • Odroid C2
  • Odroid XU4

Computers

Most of computers are supported. The main component which can make your computer not supported is the graphical card. In case your graphical card is not supported, the system will be very slow and unplayable.

  • Most graphical cards are supported
  • The supported graphical cards are all those supported by Linux with OpenGL.

Nvidia drivers

Batocera.linux includes the last nvidia drivers available at the time of a new release. They are not enabled automatically. To enable/disable them, plug your sdcard/usb in a computer, and at the top level, find the file batocera-boot.conf, and uncomment (remove the #)/comment (add the #) the nvidia-driver=true line. If the line is not present it, add it without/with the leading #.

 nvidia-driver=true

You can find the list of supported gpu models in https://www.nvidia.com/Download/driverResults.aspx/141847/en-us.

If your card is only supported by the current branch, please check the following forum thread (old, but good leads in). https://batocera-linux.xorhub.com/forum/d/1851-batocera-linux-5-20-with-nvidia-legacy-drivers-390-xx

Ati / HDMI audio output

HDMI Audio is disabled by default due to a black screen on some monitors. To enable it, edit on the usb key the files boot/grub/grub.cfg and EFI/boot/grub.cfg by adding radeon.audio=1 at the end of the linux line. For example:

menuentry "batocera.linux" {
linux /boot/linux label=BATOCERA console=tty3 quiet loglevel=0 vt.global_cursor_default=0
initrd /boot/initrd.gz
}

becomes

menuentry "batocera.linux" {
linux /boot/linux label=BATOCERA console=tty3 quiet loglevel=0 vt.global_cursor_default=0 radeon.audio=1
initrd /boot/initrd.gz
}
en/supported_hardware.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/16 23:31 by lbrpdx