Preparing Hardware

Prepare the following hardware items before running the demo code:

Table 1. Hardware Preparation
Type M/O* Item Notes
General M VisionFive 2 Board -
General M
  • 32 GB (or more) micro-SD card
  • Micro-SD card reader
  • Computer (Windows/Mac OS/Linux)
  • USB to serial converter (3.3 V I/O)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter (5 V / 3 A)
  • USB Type-C Cable
These items are used for flashing Fedora OS into a micro-SD card.
GPIO Demo (LED Matrix) M MAX7219 Serial Dot Matrix Display Module (with a 5-way female to female Dupont cable) -
Note: *: M: Mandatory, O: Optional