svn commit: r48829 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/platforms

Ed Maste emaste at
Wed May 18 00:18:52 UTC 2016

Author: emaste (src committer)
Date: Wed May 18 00:18:50 2016
New Revision: 48829

  Update description of FreeBSD/arm64
  Reviewed by:	wblock
  Differential Revision:


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/platforms/arm.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/platforms/arm.xml	Wed May 18 00:14:56 2016	(r48828)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/platforms/arm.xml	Wed May 18 00:18:50 2016	(r48829)
@@ -17,7 +17,8 @@
     <p>This page contains information about the FreeBSD port to the
-      ARM architecture and hardware.  Discussion of the ARM port takes
+      32- and 64-bit ARM architectures and hardware.
+      Discussion of the ARM ports takes
       place on the
       <a href="">freebsd-arm</a>
       mailing list.</p>
@@ -35,7 +36,7 @@
     <h3><a name="status">Status</a></h3>
-    <p>ARM is officially a
+    <p>32-bit ARM is officially a
       <a href="&base;/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/archs.html">Tier 2</a>
       architecture, as the <a href="&base;">FreeBSD</a> project
       does not provide official releases or pre-built packages for this
@@ -46,7 +47,13 @@
       processors. FreeBSD/armv6 supports ARMv6 and ARMv7 processors,
       including SMP on the latter.</p>
-    <p>64-bit ARM support is in progress.</p>
+    <p>Initial support for 64-bit ARM is complete.
+      64-bit ARM platforms follow a set of standard conventions, and a single
+      &os; build will work on hardware from multiple vendors.
+      As a result, &os; will provide official releases for FreeBSD/arm64 and
+      packages will be available. FreeBSD/arm64 is on the path to becoming a
+      <a href="&base;/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/archs.html">Tier 1</a>
+      architecture.</p>
     <h3><a name="hw">FreeBSD/ARM Hardware Notes</a></h3>

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