Linked by David Adams on Mon 22nd Aug 2011 23:03 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Linux Would you believe that ARM processors, those little chips that power so many smartphones and tablets, have a future on servers? Ubuntu does.
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lack of standard platform
by fran on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 00:59 UTC
fran
Member since:
2010-08-06

Datamation article

“I think that ARM is very promising,” Torvalds said. “The problem is that ARM doesn't have a standard platform.”

http://www.datamation.com/open-source/arming-linux.html

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RE: lack of standard platform
by Neolander on Tue 23rd Aug 2011 04:04 in reply to "lack of standard platform"
Neolander Member since:
2010-03-08

Agree 100%. ARM is probably nice hardware, it just lacks one big thing : a standard hacker-friendly package, playing a role similar to that of the IBM PC.

Edited 2011-08-23 04:04 UTC

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bloodline Member since:
2008-07-28

Agree 100%. ARM is probably nice hardware, it just lacks one big thing : a standard hacker-friendly package, playing a role similar to that of the IBM PC.


Good job we have Raspberry Pi on the way then ;)

http://www.raspberrypi.org/

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