Re: ARM dev boards for Debian and QEMU [was: Just suscribed.]
On 10 August 2012 09:54, Matt Palmer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 01:54:19PM +0200, phi gcc wrote:
>> About QEMU, I am a bit ilitereate about QEMU/KVM, I know only vbox and
>> its trivial GUI, I will look if booting an ARM kernel in a QEMU guest
>> is ok regarding perf and kernel build.
> It's *significantly* quicker to do a build on a qemu-emulated ARM system
> running on a nice modern x86 system than it is to do it on any of the ARM
> systems I've ever had (although, admittedly, I've not tried any of the
> modern shiny GHz+ ARM systems).
QEMU on my old-ish 2.4 GHz Core 2 laptop gives the equivalent to a 300
MHz Cortex-A8. We use PandaBoards in the toolchain group due to their
availability and speed.