Milk-V Duo Linux Kernel Patches Submitted For This $9 RISC-V Board

Written by Michael Larabel in RISC-V on 30 September 2023 at 09:20 AM EDT. 15 Comments
Patches have been posted to the Linux kernel mailing list in an effort to mainline support for the Milk-V Duo RISC-V development platform with the basic board retailing for $9.

The Milk-V Duo is intended for embedded development and features a CV1800B chip with one C906 processor core running at 1GHz and the second C906 core at 700MHz. This dual RISC-V 64-bit chip is paired with 64MB of RAM and there is optional 10/100Mbps Ethernet via an add-on board. Yes, with those specs it's strictly an embedded RISC-V platform for the likes of IoT devices from cameras to smart locks. The Milk-V Duo is intended for use with Linux or RTOS.

Milk-V Duo for $5

The list price of the Milk-V Duo is $9 though some Internet retailers list it for even $5, not including taxes and shipping.

Those wishing to learn more about this low-cost RISC-V embedded board can do so via The pending patches for mainline Linux kernel support with the Milk-V Duo are out for review on the LKML.
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