[Server-devel] ARM on XS -- how can I integrate my work?

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Wed Jun 27 17:51:35 EDT 2012

On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 9:26 AM, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks Daniel for the reality check.  I often seem to get caught up in
> wanting to learn about something without seeing the larger context.
> I was looking at the function per watt, and not seeing the
> development/testing/support costs involved in adding another distribution.
> In retrospect, I was also ignoring another fact, that the fitpci has a dual
> core atom processor that draws 7 watts just like the ARM Trimslice -- ARM is
> not really necessary to achieve low power school serving.
> All is not lost however, I enjoyed learning about ARM, and packaging rpms --
> skills I may find useful.

I think there is still a lot of interest in XS-on-ARM - are you giving up?


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