About this guide and technical support information.

About this document

This document mainly provides the users with the necessary information about the StarFive VisionFive development board, including features, specifications, board appearance ,and pinout, as well as the guidelines to get started with the Fedora operating system.

Revision History

Table 1. Revision History
Version Released Revision
V1.0 2021-12-08 The first official release.
V1.1 2022-03-01
  • Added new steps to use Ethernet to prepare software under Windows and Mac/Linux environments in the Software Setup section.
  • Updated the Fedora image file name as Fedora-riscv64-jh7100-developer-xfce-Rawhide-20211226-214100.n.0-sda.raw.zst.
  • Added steps to recover bootloader for Mac/Linux.
  • Updated the description in Software Setup.

Notes and notices

The following notes and notices might appear in this guide:
  • Tip: Suggests how to apply the information in a topic or step.
  • Note: Explains a special case or expands on an important point.
  • Important: Points out critical information concerning a topic or step.
  • CAUTION: Indicates that an action or step can cause loss of data, security problems, or performance issues.
  • Warning: Indicates that an action or step can result in physical harm or cause damage to hardware.