Linux ARM 64-bit

  • Linux group could hasten 64-bit Android for ARM mobile devices

    Linux on ARMLinaro, the open-source development consortium for Linux on ARM architecture, is working on software, tools and drivers that could hasten the release of 64-bit Android. The move is significant because, apart from Apple’s iPhone 5s, no 64-bit smartphones have been announced, a situation that analysts partly attribute to the lack of 64-bit Android for ARM processors, which are the most widely used in handsets and tablets.

  • CAVIUM 64bit SoCs for Base Stations at MWC 2014

    Linux on ARMCavium talks about and shows their latest enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking OCTEON and OCTEON Fusion SoCs based on ARMv8 64bit and MIPS, making customized optimized core designs for each in use for cloud servers and base stations among other. CAVIUM claims that their ARMv8 64bit enterprise/server design, due to be released later this year, provides more performance at lower power consumption than Intel´s x86.

  • CAVIUM 48-core 64bit ARMv8 and 32-core MIPS for Servers and Base Stations

    Linux on ARMCavium talks about and shows their latest enterprise, data center, wired and wireless networking OCTEON and OCTEON Fusion SoCs based on ARMv8 64bit and MIPS, making customized optimized core designs for each in use for cloud servers and base stations among other. CAVIUM claims that their 48-core ARMv8 64bit enterprise/server design, due to be released later this year, provides more performance at lower power consumption than Intel´s x86.

  • Linux Kernel 3.13.4 Brings ARM64 (AArch64) Improvements

    Linux on ARMGreg Kroah-Hartman announced a few minutes ago, February 20, that Linux kernels 3.13.4, 3.12.12, 3.10.31 LTS, and 3.4.81 LTS are now available for download.

  • Xen 4.4 Is On Approach With Many Features, 4.4-RC4 Is Out

    Linux on ARMXen 4.4 is a major release of the open-source virtualization stack commonly used on Linux systems but has increasing support for BSD and other platforms. Xen 4.4 is bringing with it many new features and today 4.4-RC4 was released.

  • Dell ARMs itself with new proof-of-concept 64-bit 'microserver'

    Linux on ARMDell offers prototype ARM-based 64-bit server for private testing to 'select customers,' but actual data center use is still a long way off - During the last two years, Dell's been pushing its nose all the more into the low-power 64-bit ARM server tent -- but only by slow inches, much like the rest of the industry.

  • ARM Unveils System Base Architecture Specification to Standardize ARM based Servers

    Linux on ARM64-bit ARM based servers should hit the market later this year or earlier in 2015 with SoCs such as Applied Micro X-Gene or AMD Opteron A1100. ARM still has the lead in terms of efficiency with a lower dollar per watt ratio, but Intel is closing in with their new Avoton server-on-chips. However, there’s one aspect where Intel is clearly in the lead: standardization and compatibility.

  • It Begins: AMD Announces Its First ARM Based Server SoC, 64-bit/8-core Opteron A1100

    Linux on ARMAround 15 months ago, AMD announced that it would be building 64-bit ARM based SoCs for servers in 2014. Less than a month into 2014, AMD made good on its promise and officially announced the Opteron A1100: a 64-bit ARM Cortex A57 based SoC.

  • Unregisterised GHC HEAD build for ARM64 (ARMv8/AArch64) platform

    Linux on ARMI’ve thought I’ll have some ARM/GHC fun again after a while and thought to give a try to ARM64 port. I mean AArch64 mode of ARMv8 platform as the ARM64 of course.

  • Latest ARM Server solutions booths tour

    Linux on ARMShowing off the latest Applied Micro 64bit X-Gene ARM Server Development Board https://myxgene.apm.com/ (which Rob Savoye of Linaro eagerly wants to start playing with), a Dell's 64bit ARM Server solution running Fedora 19 advancing quite a bit with advancing usability, working on a proof of concept for early 2014 for Dell's key cloud server customers before going into mass production (Dell already did some 32bit ARM Server tests in Europe with some customers), some things like Oracle JDK still has to fully come over (needs some tuning) to the platform.

  • AMD at ARM Techcon 2013

    Linux on ARMAMD in 2014 will be delivering a 64bit ARM processor for servers. The ARM Architecture and Ecosystem enables servers to achieve greater performance per watt and greater performance per dollar. The code name for the product is Seattle. AMD Seattle is expected to reach mass market cloud servers in the second half of 2014.

  • ARM server chip upstart Calxeda bites the dust in its quest for 64-bit glory

    Linux on ARMUpdated - ARM server chip designer Calxeda has shut down as one of its executives told The Register: "We simply ran out of money."

  • Mentor Embedded ARM Hypervisor Automotive Demo on Freescale i.MX6 Board

    Linux on ARMVirtual machines are usually run on server or desktop PC to run several operating systems simultaneous. About 2 years ago, I wrote about an embedded hypervisor running Linux and Android on the Pandaboard develompent board, with the goal of separating home and enterprise operating systems in mobile devices so that enterprise data is safe.

  • Fedora 20 “Heisenbug” Release Makes ARM a Primary Architecture

    Linux on ARMFedora has been supporting ARM architecture for a while now, but it was only as a secondary architecture without official support. With the recent Fedora 20 release, nicknamed “Heisenbug”, the ARM architecture, more exactly ARMv7 hard float and greater, is promoted to a primary architecture meaning ARMv7 will have the same status as x86 and x86_64 architectures with packages officially build and supported by the Fedora community.

  • OpenSUSE 13.1: Oh look, a Linux with YOU in mind (and 64-bit ARMs)

    Linux on ARMReview - Linux distro OpenSUSE 13.1 is a modest but important update that concentrates on stability and overall polish. There are quite a few new features - like the rewritten system configuration utility YaST, new developer tools even a new version of OpenSUSE for Raspberry Pi - but 13.1 is really focused on building a rock-solid Linux distro that "just works."

  • New OpenSUSE embraces 64-bit ARM

    Linux on ARMJoining Fedora and Ubuntu, the new version of the community driven OpenSUSE can now be run on AArch64 processors, further preparing the market for servers running on the new 64-bit ARM architecture.

  • Fedora 20 ARMs For the Future

    Linux on ARMA week after celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Fedora Project released the Fedora 20 ("Heisenbug") beta on Nov. 12. Thanks to a few stubborn Heisenbugs, the release was several weeks late, but that is but a blip compared to some of Fedora's more historic delays.

  • 64-Bit ARM (AArch64) Gets Refined On Linux 3.13 Kernel

    Linux on ARMWhile 64-bit ARM hardware isn't publicly out yet, the AArch64/ARM64 support continues to be improved within the Linux kernel and readying for the onslaught of new, faster ARM devices to appear in 2014.

  • USENIX: Red Hat prepares for 64-bit ARM servers

    Linux on ARMEnterprise open-source software vendor Red Hat is keeping an eye on the development of 64-bit ARM processors for servers, building up expertise in case the nascent platform takes hold in the data center.

  • Red Hat Releases Libvirt 1.1.4 Virtualization Tools with AArch64 Support

    Linux on ARMLibvirt, a collection of software tools that provides a convenient way to manage virtual machines and other virtualization functionality, such as storage and network interface management, is now at version 1.1.4.


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