Re: ARM Ports BoF: armel in buster
On 2017-08-28 06:53, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 9:49 PM, Roger Shimizu wrote:
> > However, I think armel is time to transit to v5.
> As someone who can no longer run Debian stable on his MIPS device due
> to the CPU requirements bump in stretch, I'm not sure that bumping CPU
> requirements is a good idea in general. If there are actual benefits
> to v5 as the default then bumping it could be a good idea. OTOH the
> only relevant hardware for armel these days seems to be RPi, so why
> not make armel into armhfv6 instead?
The most relevant hardware is probably RPi 1 and RPi Zero.
But there are also many ARM9EJ-S based devices used in
industrial applications (hardware with long life cycles).
If I'm not mistaken this is v5 without FP unit, right?