Re: Questions regarding armhf port for Raspberry Pi
> With actual RPi hardware still being 6 to 8 weeks out, would a Freescale
> i.MX535 Quick Start board allow such benchmarking? I presume an armel
> install of Debian and compiling certain packages with VFP2 optimizations
> would be pretty straight forward. Is armhf in such a state that it would be
> easy to bring up on the board as well?
Running benchmarks on different hardware is a complete waste of time.
The Cortex-A8 and Cortex-A9 have very different performance characteristics to
the arm11. The A8 FPU is particularly wierd, with unusually high penalties
for certain operations (and others that are effectively free).