FreeBSD distribution for ARM processors.

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Thu Oct 24 18:22:56 UTC 2013


On 23 October 2013 13:30, John W. Kitz <John.Kitz at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Can someone please explain the rationale behind not providing a
> distribution
> for arm based systems, as it seems somewhat illogical to me that
> distributions are available for ia64, powerpc, sparc64 (see
> which are considered Tier 2
> architectures
> while the official reason for arm being a Tier 2 architecture is the fact
> that no distribution is provided for it (see
It's happening. It may not happen for 10.0 but the vague plan is to get
generic MIPS/ARM install environments with customisations for how you get
the image onto various devices.


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