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Re: Novena (ARM)

On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 11:22:00PM +0200, Rhialto wrote:
> A certain "Bunnie" guy (famous from XBox hacking and other things) has
> designed an open hardware computer and is doing a crowdfunding:
> "Novena is a 1.2GHz, Freescale quad-core ARM architecture computer
> closely coupled with a Xilinx FPGA. It's designed for users who care
> about open source, and/or want to modify and extend their hardware: all
> the documentation for the PCBs is open and free to download, the entire
> OS is buildable from source, and it comes with a variety of features
> that facilitate rapid prototyping. "
> Given that it is ARM, would NetBSD run on it automatically, or isn't it
> that simple?
> -Olaf.

It's not THAT simple, but it's pretty simple. Take a look at the snags the
Raspbery Pi throws at you. The fact that Novena is completely documented would
make getting NetBSD to work on it even simpler than most.

Thanks for sharing, looks pretty cool!


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