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Re: [fedora-arm] Re: Fedora 8/ARM available



On Jan 17, 2008 2:40 PM, Lennert Buytenhek <buytenh wantstofly org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 09:23:10AM +0100, Oliver Falk wrote:
>
> > > We are proud to announce the availability of a(n unofficial)
> > > Fedora 8 package repository for the ARM architecture.
> > >
> > > The package repository has been built for ARMv5 EABI, soft-float,
> > > little endian.  The majority of the important and frequently used
> > > Fedora packages have been built for ARM.
> > >
> > > The Fedora/ARM architecture wiki page has more info:
> > >     http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM
> > >
> > > The easiest way to start using Fedora 8/ARM is to download the
> > > prebuilt root filesystem, which can be booted in QEMU, or chroot'ed
> > > into or booted from on any ARMv5 or later processor running in little
> > > endian mode.  Additional packages can be installed by using yum,
> > > which is provided in the filesystem.
> > >
> > > A HOWTO which describes getting Fedora/ARM running in QEMU is here:
> > >     http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/HowToQemu
> > >
> > > There currently are a handful of known issues, which are described at:
> > >     http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/TODO
> > >
> > > Please help us by using the Fedora/ARM port and reporting any issues
> > > you run into so that we can fix them.
> >
> > I should have bought something else/bigger than my WRT54, I guess :-)
>
> Isn't the WRT54 MIPS based with 4M of RAM or so? :)

Yes I think so. They're Broadcom chips which I'm pretty sure uses a MIPS32 core.

But on the other hand my Dlink DNS-323 is a 500Hmz Marvell ARM chip. A
storage Fedora sub distro would be cool.

Peter


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