Porting to Cortex A9.
ben.r.gray at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 18:59:58 UTC 2011
I would say at the moment FreeBSD on the Pandaboard is not really a
good choice. There is still a large amount of work to do on the
drivers, not to mention the H/W codec interface (IVAHD/syslink) and the
opengl 3D acceleration. (Unfortunately) My recommendation would be to
use Linux on the Pandaboard, the kernel and drivers seem stable and TI
appears to be actively working on and releasing codecs plus the openGL
> Hi Ben,
> is it fit FreeBSD to be an embedded TV player? I want to do a little
> box with ARM Cortex A9 for getting tv feeds and youtube stuff, just
> like AppleTV but using also websites like coolstreaming.us or
> justin.tv. I have to choose the following options
> - processor: intel atom or arm
> - s.o: freebsd or linux.
> I would experiment the dual core stuff as well for running the decoders.
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