FreeBSD distribution for ARM processors.
John W. Kitz
John.Kitz at xs4all.nl
Thu Oct 24 20:39:20 UTC 2013
Again much appreciated.
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Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2013 8:23 PM
To: John.Kitz at xs4all.nl
Cc: FreeBSD Questions
Subject: Re: FreeBSD distribution for ARM processors.
On 23 October 2013 13:30, John W. Kitz <John.Kitz at xs4all.nl> wrote:
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
http://www.freebsd.org/where.html) 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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