FriendlyElec NanoPi R1S H3


Technical data

CPU: Allwinner H3 ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core
RAM: 512MB
Storage: 1 microSD card slot
2x Gigabit LAN one from SoC and one via USB2.0 (max 250mBit)
1x USB 2.0
1x 802.11 b/g/n Wifi

This is a 512MB Version which is not recommended.

How to install IPFire on the NanoPi R1S

Download the latest armv5tel IPFire image, (you need at least core135)
unpack the Image to a MicroSD Card

xzcat ipfire-2.23.2gb-ext4.armv5tel-full-coreXXX.img.xz > /dev/mmcblk? 
#   (or /dev/sd? depends on your card-reader)

after this edit uENV.txt on the µSD Card and add


To switch the serial console to S1 wich is the Internal Debug connector.

Prepare the serial console

To connect the NanoPi R1S to a computer you need a Serial-TTL to USB-Cable.


Now you can use the same procedure like other serial devices to setup.

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Older Revisions • June 13 at 10:28 pm • Petr Slansky