Linux ARM 64-bit

  • Unpleasant: LLVM/Clang 3.2 On The ARM Cortex-A15

    Linux on ARMSince publishing LLVM/Clang 3.2 benchmarks a few days ago that showed the Clang C/C++ compiler competing with -- and in some cases outperforming -- the GCC compiler on Intel x86_64, several Phoronix readers have been asking how things compare on the ARM side.

  • The Future of Linux on ARM Shines in the 3.7 Kernel

    Linux on ARMThe 3.7 Linux Kernel which was released earlier this week, includes many innovative new ARM focused features such as multi-platform, ARMv8(64-bit) and Xen in ARM support.
     

  • 64-bit ARM/AArch64 Continues To Bake In Linux 3.8

    Linux on ARMARM Holdings has more improvements for their ARMv8 AArch64 architecture with the Linux 3.8 kernel that just officially entered the first stages of development.
     

  • Linux Kernel 3.7 Has Been Officially Released

    Linux on ARMAfter eight Release Candidate versions, Linus Torvalds proudly announced a few minutes ago, December 11, the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.7. Linux kernel 3.7 brings various interesting features (check out the highlights below and the quote from Linus Torvalds' announcement), among which we can mention support for 64-bit ARM, improved support for Intel and Radeon graphics cards, enhancements to the EXT4 and Btrfs filesystems, IPv6 Netfilter improvements, and much more.

  • Fedora Begins Bootstrapping ARMv8

    Linux on ARMRed Hat has announced that they've initiated a new project to bootstrap Fedora on the ARMv8 64-bit low-power architecture.
     

  • The State Of 64-Bit ARM (AArch64) On LLVM/Clang

    Linux on ARMARM's AArch64 back-end for LLVM to handle the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture is working, but there's still more work ahead of the hardware's general availability in about one year's time.
     

  • Getting Started with 64-bit ARM Development: Hello World and Linux on ARMv8 Fast Models

    Linux on ARMAt the end of last year, ARM announced ARMv8, the first ARM 64-bit ARM archtecture, and last week at ARM Techcon 2012, ARM announced the first ARMv8 cores: Cortex A53 and A57. But since there’s no silicon at the moment, what if you wanted to develop code running on ARMv8 before the hardware is available?

  • ARM, Red Hat and AppliedMicro Aim to Develop Disruptive 64-bit Server Platform

    Linux on ARMCAMBRIDGE, England & RALEIGH, N.C. & SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2012-- ARM, Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT) and Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) today announced a collaboration that aims to develop a disruptive 64-bit server design platform to dramatically lower the total cost of ownership (TCO) of cloud computing, data centers and enterprises.

  • AMD Announces 64-bit ARM Server Partnership; Proclaims "Seminal Moment" in Computing

    Linux on ARMAMD CEO Rory Read has announced that the company intends to develop dense computing platforms based on the 64-bit ARM architecture today. This is the second major collaboration between AMD and ARM; Sunnyvale announced earlier this year that it would integrate an ARM core to provide additional hardware-level security on future APUs.

  • Red Hat developers porting OpenJDK to ARM64

    Linux on ARMRed Hat developers are porting OpenJDK to ARMv8, the 64-bit ARM architecture (also known as A64). According to a blog postby Andrew Haley of Red Hat, the development is taking place because "the current OpenJDK ARM situation is rather unsatisfactory, and we want to do better with A64".

  • AArch64 Called For Merging To GCC Trunk

    Linux on ARMThe ARM 64-bit compiler port (AArch64) of the GNU Compiler Collection is now ready for merging to trunk.
     

  • GCC Approves AArch64, ARM 64-bit Compiler Port

    Linux on ARMThe Linux 3.7 kernel introduces support for 64-bit ARM, a.k.a. AArch64. In further enabling 64-bit ARM support under Linux, the GCC Steering Committee has now officially accepted the AArch64 port of the GNU Compiler Collection. 64-bit ARM now has a compiler!

  • 64-bit ARM support merged into Linux kernel

    Linux on ARMLess than 18 hours after the release of Linux 3.6, Linus Torvalds merged the first changes for version 3.7 into the main Linux kernel development tree. These included support for 64-bit ARM architecture (1, 2, 3, 4 and others), submitted for merger by ARM employee Catalin Marinas a little earlier.

  • ARM64/AArch64 Support Going Into Linux 3.7 Kernel

    Linux on ARMThe Linux 3.7 kernel will feature support for the ARM 64-bit architecture (ARM64), which is officially known as AArch64.
     

  • AArch64/ARM64 Linux Kernel Work Still Ongoing

    Linux on ARMThe ARMv8 64-bit architecture enablement, officially known as AArch64, is still ongoing for the Linux kernel. Back in early July were the initial Linux kernel patches for AArch64. The initial code drop consisted of about 23,000 lines of code to enable this 64-bit ARMv8 support in Linux. More on the AArch64/ARMv8 Linux enablement was talked about last month at Debian's DebConf 12.

  • ARMv8 AArch64 Support For GCC Keeps Coming

    Linux on ARMSupport for AArch64, the ARMv8 64-bit architecture, continues to move along within the GCC compiler world. Besides the recently published AArch64 support for the Linux kernel, developers with ARM Holdings have also been tackling the compiler support and other areas of the Linux toolchain.

  • Debian Works Towards ARMv8 AArch64 Support

    Linux on ARMDebian developers are working towards an official armhf image for the Wheezy release and they're also gearing up for official 64-bit ARMv8 / AArch64 support in the "Wheezy + 1" release.

  • ARM Delivers 64-bit ARMv8 Linux Kernel Support (AArch64)

    Linux on ARMARM has today posted their set of patches that implements core Linux kernel support for AArch64, the ARM 64-bit architecture.
     

  • Fedora ARM head claims 64-bit ARM chips will be tipping point

    Linux on ARMTHE RED HAT sponsored Fedora Linux distribution believes a 64-bit ARM architecture will prove to be the tipping point for ARM servers. - The Fedora Project, which is heavily sponsored by enterprise Linux vendor Red Hat, has seemingly been lagging behind Canonical's Ubuntu Linux distribution following a round of server announcements from Dell and HP professing certification for Ubuntu. However Jon Masters, principal software engineer at Red Hat and leader of Fedora's ARM effort told The INQUIRER that 64-bit ARM chips will prove to be the killer feature for ARM-based servers.

  • AppliedMicro Showcases World's First 64-bit ARM v8 Core

    Linux on ARMDemonstration runs 64-bit Linux on newest ISA-based processor architecture to provide pre-silicon evaluation benchmarks for early customer engagements - SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, or AppliedMicro, today demonstrated core functionality of the world's first 64-bit ARM processor on an FPGA platform during ARM TechCon 2011.


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