Linux Arm Wrestling
July 28th, 2020
52 mins 42 secs
About this Episode
The past, present and future of Linux on Arm. The major challenges still facing full Linux support, and why ServerReady might be a solution to unify Arm systems.
Plus we chat with the Manjaro team about recent changes.
2:01 Terminal 2.0 in ChromeOS
4:41 Manjaro's Process Problems
13:49 Manjaro Sneak Peaks
15:41 Weekend Manjaro Journey
22:09 ARM on Linux
24:01 The History of ARM
28:16 Single Board Computing Revolution
31:47 ARM Reaching into the Present
33:17 The Future of ARM
36:42 Not Everyone Loves ARM
43:01 Wants and What Ifs
48:30 App Pick: tuptime
49:48 App Pick: s-tui
- Say hello to the Linux Terminal 2.0 for Chrome OS
- Change in manjaro team composition - Manjaro Linux Forum
- Phil’s version of the story
- Notebook for Package Building · Expense #22477 - Open Collective
- Know when we’re going to be live. Check out the calendar!
- LUP LUG Mumble Server Info
- Fullscreen JB IRC Chat - bit.ly/jupiterchat
- Intel’s 7nm is busted, chips delayed, may have to use rival foundries to get GPUs out for US govt exascale super • The Register
- Intel Restructuring: Murthy Leaves, Ann Kelleher Takes Over 7nm And 5nm Development
- Arash Massoudi on Twitter: “Huge tech deal: Japan’s SoftBank to buy UK’s ARM Holdings for $32.4bn tomorrow"
- Hermann Hauser on Twitter: “ARM is the proudest achievement of my life. The proposed sale to SoftBank is a sad day for me and for technology in Britain.” /
- Brit chip biz ARM legs it to Softbank for $32bn • The Register
- Some facts about the Acorn RISC Machine - Google Groups
- Linux Devs had Arm builds are early as spring of 1994.
- Arch Linux ARM first released March 11, 2002
- Raspberry Pi - Single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Mainly using Broadcom SoCs
- Pine64 - initially Pine Microsystems, founded by TL Lim, the inventor of the PopBox and Popcorn Hour series of media players. Mainly using RockChip SoCs
- Beaglebone - a low-power open-source single-board computer produced by Texas Instruments in association with Digi-Key and element14. Using Texas Instruments SoCs
- Odroid - a series of single-board computers and tablet computers created by Hardkernel, located in South Korea. Mainly using Amlogic SoCs
- Orange Pi - an open source single board computer, based on Raspberry Pi but generally lower in price and manufactured by Shenzhen Xunlong Software. Mainly using Allwinner based SoCs
- Banana Pi - a line of low-cost credit card-sized single-board computers produced by the Chinese company Shenzhen SINOVOIP Co., Ltd. Using various SoCs including Realtek, Mediatek, Allwinner, etc
- NanoPi - a single board computer computer company based out of GuangDong, China. Mainly shipping with Samsung, Allwinner, and RockChip SoCs
- PINEBOOK Pro | PINE64
- Dual-display version of RK3399-based Rock Pi 4 starts at $59
- This is what HoneyComb LX2K 16-core Arm Workstation Looks Like (Video)
- Kobol Helios64 - Will your next NAS be ARM powered?
- Ubports - Linux on your phone!
- Amazon’s Graviton - 40% better price performance over comparable current generation x86-based instances
- YouTube: Making Pi ServerReady - Time for cheap Arm Infrastructure be Standards-Compliant — Even if you don't care about IoT, getting this class of devices to be standards-compliant will provide developers, tech evangelists and early adopters with $50-$100 ServerReady platforms, solving a real headache today around pricing/availability of systems in the market.
- Server systems – Arm Developer
- Arm announces ServerReady compliance program - Processors blog - Processors - Arm Community
- Raspberry Pi 4 Strides Towards ServerReady Status via SBBR-Compliant UEFI Firmware Effort - Hackster.io
- s-tui - Stress-Terminal UI, monitors CPU temperature, frequency, power and utilization with built in stress testing options
- Tuptime – A CLI Utility To Find Linux System Uptime