[Sugar-devel] The ARM is near

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Aug 28 06:16:36 EDT 2009

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:56, Martin Langhoff<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Benjamin M.
> Schwartz<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> If you have the hardware to test these features, and the interest to make
> (cc'ing devel at l.l.o -- snipped Ben's outline of why it's important to
> get Sugar distros running on ARM devices)
> Some notes that might be of use
>  - Marvell has some engineering samples of their ARM based boards.
> Distro porters can probably get hold of them -- I landed one for XS
> porting :-) and I am hoping to work on it with Bert Desmet here in
> Brussels.
>  - The 'Sheeva plug' can be used as a porting platform -- same chipset
> as larger devices.

Also, Sugar has been reported to run on the Gdium which uses a MIPS
Loongson CPU. If someone on this list has access to one of those, we
could check that activities with binaries are made to run there as



>  - Fedora has a 'secondary arch' ARM port for F11 -- probably
> interesting to SoaS people.
> hth,
> m
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