Firefox Runs On 64-bit ARM (AArch64)

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2014-Jun-12 | Tags: 64bit

Linux on ARMWhile it will still be a while before consumers are able to see 64-bit ARM hardware on their desk, Mozilla's Firefox web-browser on AArch64 (64-bit ARM) is working.

Marcin Juszkiewicz, a prolific ARM Linux developer, received an APM Mustang board from AppliedMicro with X-Gene SoC that represents the "world's first ARMv8 64-bit server on a chip solution." 64-bit ARM hardware has begun sampling to ARM Linux stakeholders in very limited quantities. He unfortunately is unable to share any early performance figures or much information on the APM Mustang hardware, but he did share today that 64-bit ARM support for Firefox is working.


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