Re: Emdebian ARM Sprint
> > excellent question, to which you should be receiving the response by
> > now. the summary is this: i do not believe it is off-topic to have
> > specific hardware and specific software totally excluded from testing
> > at the sprint, on the basis that the only available toolchain,
> > libraries and firmware is proprietary, requires an NDA and is only
> > given out to the ARM silicon licensees, let alone to end-users.
> I don't know about what firmware and libraries you are talking about, but
> least the toolchain that I am using for armhf is Debian's own gcc with
> patches enabled. As for the hardware, we (Genesi) have already given a
> significant number of ARM devices (in total ~100 Smarttops and Smartbooks)
> to selected Debian developers (and Ubuntu and Linaro developers as well
> as others) to work on exactly this issue: better free software support for
> those devices. This specific hardware will also be available at the sprint
> -in fact, every developer that will attend the sprint will get a free unit
> there, if they do not already own one- so testing software there will be
> possible. I am actually using armhf on my boxes here, admittedly with some
> problems, but then again it's a new port.
I'm betting that doesn't include docs or free software support for the GPU...