From: Richard W.M. Jones <rjones(a)redhat.com>
To: Jon Masters <jcm(a)redhat.com>
Cc: Fedora ARM secondary architecture list <arm(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>
Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2016 1:14 PM
Subject: [fedora-arm] Re: 96Boards Enterprise Edition Cello
On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 07:18:23AM -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I wanted to just drop a quick note that we're making
> toward having early 96Boards "Cello" boards for Fedora enablement
> purposes. These are (AArch64) AMD Seattle based boards:
> These are SBSA/SBBR compliant boards that (from a
software point of
> view) look just like ARM servers. They're also low-ish cost (for a
> server - $300+the cost of RAM and disk, etc.). Yes, they're not in a
> standard ATX form factor. We know this. Before you rant about that,
> consider that the goal here is to give developers a tiny board on their
> desk that happens to meet the software requirements for server - we all
> hope there will be many more server platforms that are ATX size soon.
> We ought to be in a very solid position to be able to
> quickly in Fedora. I've got plans in place to get some early boards to
> key folks needed to make that happen. I've also previously booted
> on an early board with a couple of tweaks that need cleanup. I'll
> followup with details, and with the individuals who are getting early
> boards (they know who they are) to help get this moving.
This is good news, especially that they are non-junk SBSA/SBBR-
I ordered one of these the day they were announced. Any idea when
they'll be delivered :-?
I think these are great!! It is what I have been waiting to see. I put one on my wishlist.
It will be a while.. Hopefully, we get some good reports in the meantime! :)