Sunday, April 11, 2021

[fedora-arm] Re: Fedora on Librem 5: is it possible?

On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 4:33 PM Massi aka Ergosum
<> wrote:
> Il giorno sab 10 apr 2021 alle ore 13:24 Peter Robinson
> <> ha scritto:
> >
> > I don't know what Purism is doing, they've made some choices around
> > their HW which is frankly quite strange, I've stated this before [1],
> > and attempted to cover up the fact the HW needs various firmware to
> > work by masking them and doing, or at least attempting to do and I
> > have no idea if those experiments worked out or not, weird things in
> > the early boot process to setup the SoC. It was at that point I
> > stopped following what they were doing.
> >
> I know the article, I read it some time ago.
> > I'm aware of at least one person reporting that they had booted Fedora
> > on the device, they asked me if I could enable some drivers for some
> > of the sensors, I have no idea how they achieved it etc.
> >
> > Like with all these early devices we can assist where possible but
> > there's an expectation of some level of being able to deal with the
> > very early low level booting of arm devices yourself because debugging
> > these devices over email or IRC is difficult.
> >
> Yes, it's not a "well known" PC.
> What about [1]? What's the plan of Fedora Mobility SIG? Who is taking
> care of it?
> I suppose since there is an empty link, someone wants to fill it...

Just because it's linked as a possible candidate doesn't mean people
are actively working on it, this is a community and anyone can
contribute, it doesn't mean anything in particular will be delivered
to you on a silver platter. Maybe you could contribute the time needed
to support it?
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