Thursday, December 1, 2022

[fedora-arm] Re: Raspberry Pi 4b + F-37

> I'm not kidding. I was concerned at first about the Fedora + RPi 4b
> union since it was a rocky start - for me anyway. On F-36 I got stuck
> on a 5.17 kernel and could NOT move forward. Didn't have the time cycles

Could you give more details on why you got got stuck on 5.17?

> to dig in myself and was contemplating switching to Arch or Manjaro. I
> decided to give the new F-37 release a spin before doing that and was
> surprised at how well it runs. I realize that the ARM/aarch64 platform
> is secondary to x86_64 so I do understand the lag. Further, the RPi has

aarch64 is not secondary to x86, they're both primary architectures.

> some uniqueness with regard to I/O options that are not found on x86
> workstations and servers, so there was some effort put in here that is

But yes, the rpi as a whole is very dependent on upstream status and
where/when they choose to land that so a lot of it is out of our
control. The architecture as a whole is very much at feature parity
generally with x86.

> noteworthy. Y'all have done some good work here. Wish I had the time to
> help out!
> Once again, kudos!!!
> On 12/1/2022 6:56 AM, Peter Robinson wrote:
> > Hi Randy,
> >
> >> Nothing short of amazing work. Kudos+ to the devs and all that made
> >> this work. I've been a UNIX/Linux C/C++ developer (professionally) for
> >> 23 years now; I recognize excellence when I see it. My Pi-4 never ran
> >> this good. Clocked to 2100 MHz it runs triple duty as an internal
> >> web/media server, secondary name server and primary caching proxy via
> >> Apache Traffic Server at speeds I wouldn't have expected from such a
> >> modest device.
> >>
> >> Again, Kudos (hats off, bow down) to the developers that made this happen!
> > Thanks for the feedback, it was a nice start to the day. We of course
> > still have a way to go but I felt it's got to a great space!
> >
> > Peter
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> Randall DuCharme (Radio AD5GB)
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