Raspberry Pi

Tim Daneliuk tundra at tundraware.com
Thu Mar 8 18:54:28 UTC 2012

On 03/08/2012 12:46 PM, Chad Perrin wrote:
> 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.

The complaints seemed to center around a lack of docs, but I don't
think this is still relevant.   The fact that several Linux variants
are ported suggests plenty of available doc.  Also, there is a detailed
doc on the Broadcom chip on the RP website.

Now, if we could just actuall GET the silly things it would be nice :)

Tim Daneliuk

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