[ARMedslack] Quick question
ottavio2006-usenet2012 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 31 21:12:55 UTC 2013
Are you using the default chrome os kernel or is it a native one?
On Mar 31, 2013 10:09 PM, "Stuart Winter" <m-lists at biscuit.org.uk> wrote:
> > Incidentally Eric mentions the Chromebook as one of the reasons to port
> > hf. I did install a full rootfs of Armedslack (sf) on the Chromebook and
> > did work. I then gave up because of lack of feedback and because my unit
> > was faulty.
> Yep I'm writing this using WindowMaker with Slackware ARM on the
> Chomebook. I just used the miniroot and some Chromebook tweaks.
> I'm planning on making Slackware ARM installable on the Chromebook - I've
> already started laying the groundwork.
> Slackware ARM will run on any 32-bit machine that's armv4 + thumb or
> greater. Slackware needs a hard float port as we're the only distro
> without one, and given that ARM is becoming more prevalent it's (IMO)
> important that Slackware is able to deliver max performance on the
> machines with a hardware floating point unit -- allowing them to be able
> to render multi media efficiently.
> That said, for general usage (non multi media) I really don't think
> there's much in it with soft vs hard float. Running Firefox and some
> other stuff on this Chromebook is *fast* even with the default Slackware
> ARM packages.
> Stuart Winter
> Slackware ARM: http://arm.slackware.com
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