[Freedombox-discuss] Raspberry Pi 2
2015-02-04 15:48 GMT+01:00 Sunil Mohan Adapa <sunil at medhas.org>:
> On Tuesday 03 February 2015 11:47 PM, Felix Oxley wrote:
>> Is it possible that the Raspberry Pi 2 is or could become an/the ideal
>> platform fro FreedomBox?
> Despite its shortcomings, it would be nice to have support for this
> popular device for the mind share that it has.
Yes, that is an huge advantage, and price is nice to $35.
> If someone already acquired one, it would be nice to try our current
> raspberry pi image and see if works. After that we can build a armhf
> image rpi2 for full performance benefit.
No, have not yet. But what I understand, the only thing that is
needed to get the 4 core to work is to add another kernel, then the
use space will be the same. Recompiled to take advantages of the new
instruction set and its speed.