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Date:      Thu, 8 Mar 2012 11:46:28 -0700
From:      Chad Perrin <perrin@apotheon.com>
To:        FreeBSD-Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Raspberry Pi
Message-ID:  <20120308184628.GB8035@hemlock.hydra>
In-Reply-To: <4F5872F7.6040908@qeng-ho.org>
References:  <20120307204923.GA19514@hemlock.hydra> <BAY165-ds72BD008F3EF7BF61F62D8CA560@phx.gbl> <20120307214008.GA25783@hemlock.hydra> <4F5872F7.6040908@qeng-ho.org>

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On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 08:51:03AM +0000, Arthur Chance wrote:
> On 03/07/12 21:40, Chad Perrin wrote:
> >
> >If anyone has more information about planned BSD Unix ports to Raspberry
> >Pi, or comes up with more in the next few weeks, I'd appreciate it if
> >someone would let me know (perhaps with URIs or contact information for
> >people and projects working on this).
> 
> There was a discussion about it over on hackers@ last November. The
> thread starts at
> 
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-hackers/2011-November/036742.html
> 
> TL;DR summary: some are wildly in favour of it, others are
> completely negative. I.e. the usual network response to anything :-}

I'm curious about the reasoning for the negative.  I'll have to go skim
that thread.  Thanks for pointing it out to me.


> 
> Unless someone capable and willing to do the port managed to get one
> of the first production batch, the next lot won't be available for
> 7-8 weeks at the earliest. My order is currently expected to be
> delivered the second week in May.

That helps me get sort of a timeline in mind, I think.

-- 
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]



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