Raspberry Pi

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Thu Mar 8 18:46:30 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 08:51:03AM +0000, Arthur Chance wrote:
> On 03/07/12 21:40, Chad Perrin wrote:
> >
> >If anyone has more information about planned BSD Unix ports to Raspberry
> >Pi, or comes up with more in the next few weeks, I'd appreciate it if
> >someone would let me know (perhaps with URIs or contact information for
> >people and projects working on this).
> There was a discussion about it over on hackers@ last November. The
> thread starts at
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2011-November/036742.html
> TL;DR summary: some are wildly in favour of it, others are
> completely negative. I.e. the usual network response to anything :-}

I'm curious about the reasoning for the negative.  I'll have to go skim
that thread.  Thanks for pointing it out to me.

> Unless someone capable and willing to do the port managed to get one
> of the first production batch, the next lot won't be available for
> 7-8 weeks at the earliest. My order is currently expected to be
> delivered the second week in May.

That helps me get sort of a timeline in mind, I think.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

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