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Thread: ARM Is Raised For The Linux 3.5 Kernel

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    Default ARM Is Raised For The Linux 3.5 Kernel

    Phoronix: ARM Is Raised For The Linux 3.5 Kernel

    There's a growing number of features coming about for the Linux 3.5 kernel. Covered so far has been the DRM GPU drivers, input, input, and other areas. The ARM architecture has also been enhanced with Linux 3.5...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTEwOTc

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    What is the status of ARMv8 (64-bit) ?

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    ARMv8? The one where nobody has a shipping product yet?

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    Quote Originally Posted by curaga View Post
    ARMv8? The one where nobody has a shipping product yet?
    Well, I hope they don't start development after the product has hit the market.
    Then we'll have to wait for months until we can get the hardware running.
    The code should be written ahead, so it is supported on launch day.

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    Define "shipping product" as a mass-buildable SoC, not a consumer device. It's often 6mo or more from that to consumer products.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    What is the status of ARMv8 (64-bit) ?
    Has the spec even been finalized yet?

    I believe they decided to implement 40-bit LPAE in Cortex-A15 to kind of provide a "stop-gap" to ARMv8.

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