The TrimSlice is based on the nVidia Tegra 2 – a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 at 1 GHz with ultra-low-power GeForce GPU with 1 GB DDR2 RAM soldered on-board, and is built into a nickel-plated metal case of 5.1″ x 3.7″ x 0.6″ (130mm x 95mm x 15mm). The Pro model incorporates a built-in 32 GB Sata SSD, and all models have an SD slot on the front and additional micro-SD slot behind a secured door on the side. Both SD ports support SDHC up to 32 GB.
Trim Slice supports HDMI 1.3a 1080p and a 2nd DVI-D port supporting resolutions up to 1680 x 1050. 5.1 channel audio is available through HDMI and through S/PDIF. In addition there are standard 3.5mm jacks for stereo line-out and line-in. Analog video input port will be made available in the future when software support for the feature becomes available. The device has a Gigabit Ethernet port implemented through one of the Tegra 2 PCIe ports and a built-in 802.11n WiFi. Bluetooth is provided as a USB dongle. TrimSlice incorporates 4 USB 2 ports – two on the back and two on the front. On the front panel there is also a micro-USB connector and a mini connector for RS232.
Replace sdX in the following instructions with the device name for the SD card as it appears on your computer.
dd if=trimslice-update.img of=/dev/sdX sync
## Executing script at 10000000 530432 bytes read in 96 ms (5.3 MiB/s) Loaded trimslice-spi.img SF: Detected W25Q80BL with page size 256 Bytes, erase size 4 KiB, total 1 MiB Found SPI flash - erasing flash.. SF: 1048576 bytes @ 0x0 Erased: OK - writing flash.. device 0 offset 0x0, size 0x81800 SF: 530432 bytes @ 0x0 Written: OK - verifying flash.. device 0 offset 0x0, size 0x81800 SF: 530432 bytes @ 0x0 Read: OK Total of 530432 byte(s) were the same U-Boot flashed successfully.
Replace sdX in the following instructions with the device name for the drive as it appears on your computer. These instructions may be used to create a card to boot from either the front SD slot or the micro SD slot on the side, or a USB drive attached to any port.
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX bs=1M count=8
mkdir mnt mount /dev/sdX1 mnt
wget http://os.archlinuxarm.org/os/ArchLinuxARM-armv7-latest.tar.gz bsdtar -xpf ArchLinuxARM-armv7-latest.tar.gz -C mnt sync
wget http://os.archlinuxarm.org/os/tegra/boot/trimslice/boot.scr -O mnt/boot/boot.scr
pacman -Sy uboot-trimslice
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