[Freedombox-discuss] Raspberry Pi 2
I Don?t normally post to the list, just usually read with interest, but that?s FUD, The raspberry PI foundation, was created to put small cheap computers in peoples hands to hack around with, built cheaply and as far as possible with open hardware, and have shifted over 4million PI?s so far. do you really want to ignore such a popular hardware platfform, because you think ?something; might happen, with no evidence to back up your claim, and contrary to the RPI foundations aims
my 2p worth
> On 4 Feb 2015, at 17:26, lee jones <slothpuck at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think it might be a bad idea for the RPI2 to be used as a
> "freedombox". Firstly microsoft is apparently RPI's partner in any
> case and that could mean digital locks are forthcoming at any time.
> There are other alternatives out there besides. One to avoid.
> On 2/4/15, Anders Jackson <anders.jackson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
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