Another ARM port in Debian - yay! - - arm64 is officially a release architecture for Jessie, aka Debian version 8. That's taken a lot of manual porting and development effort over the last couple of...

Fedora 21 for ARM - - The Fedora ARM team is pleased to announce that Fedora 21 for the ARM Architecture is now available for download from:...

Cavium Debuts 48-Core ARM Server Chip - - Back in June, silicon vendor Cavium first announced its ThunderX System-on-a-Chip (SoC) lineup. Today Cavium announced that the ThunderX chips are now available,...

Fedora 21 for ARM

Fedora 21 for ARM

Linux on ARMThe Fedora ARM team is pleased to announce that Fedora 21 for the ARM Architecture is now available for download from: http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/21/Images/armhfp/

Mediatek MT8173 Quad Core big.LITTLE ARM Cortex A57/A53 Processor Code Submitted to Linux Mainline

Linux on ARMMediatek is not exactly known to compliant with open source licences, or be involved with the open source community. But the company is certainly going into the right direction with their cooperation with Google leading to source code release for Android One smartphones, and the recently launched Mediatek Labs for community projects, starting with LinkIt One IoT platform.

Boot Ubuntu (Linux) or Android from an SD Card on Rockchip RK3288 Devices

Linux on ARMThere’s already a method to boot Android from an SD Card on RK3188 devices, which should work with all Rockchip RK3188 devices. Ian Morrison (Linuxium) has now provided a instructions to boot Linux or Android from a (micro) SD Card in Rockchip RK3288 based devices, leveraging work from linux-rockchip community, and especially naobsd.

Unboxing of Ugoos UM3 Android and Ubuntu ARM mini PC

Linux on ARMUgoos UM3 is another minic PC powered by Rockchip RK3288 SoC with 8GB storage, 2GB RAM. It has Wi-Fi, but no Ethernet, so it looks like the offspring between a full-sized TV box and an HDMI stick. The company sent me a sample for evaluation pre-loaded with a dual boot image with Android 4.4 & Ubuntu 14.10. I’ll start by unboxing, and opening the device, before testing the dual boot image another day.

Fujitsu MB86S70 and MB86S73 ARM Cortex A15 & A7 Processors Run Linux for the Embedded Market

Linux on ARMI like to check the ARM Linux kernel mailing list from time to time, as you may discover a few upcoming ARM processors. This week I found out Exynos 5433 and Exynos 7 are actually two different processors (thanks David!), and that AMD had submitted code for their 64-bit ARM Opteron A1100 SoC for servers.

64-bit ARM architecture project update

Linux on ARMIn this month’s project update we will take a look at the ongoing FreeBSD 64-bit ARM port. AArch64 is the official name for the 64-bit ARM architecture, but it is also known as ARMv8 and arm64. The 64-bit ARM architecture is expected to find use in traditional server markets, in contrast to the embedded and mobile markets where 32-bit ARM is widely adopted.

HP Moonshot ARM Server runs AppliedMicro X-Gene 64bit ARMv8 Octa-Core

Linux on ARMClark and Linda of HP give an inside look at HP's Moonshot system configured with their new m400 ARM cartridges. Each cartridge is an individual 64-bit ARM server using AppliedMicro's X-Gene SOC, with 8 cores and 64Gb of RAM with 2 Mellanox 10G NICs. The servers are running OpenStack with a mix of cloud controller services and Nova compute nodes.


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