I'm sure not many people have RISC-V machines cluttering their homes
and offices, but in case you can now run Fedora 27 on 64 bit RISC-V (RV64GC).
- A choice of GCC 7.3.1 or GCC 8
- Perl, Python, Ruby, Erlang, OCaml, Lua, Tcl/Tk, ...
- vi, emacs, git, rpm-build, etc.
- PostgreSQL and MariaDB.
- Most of X11, Wayland and the basics of GNOME.
- A few games (quake2!)
A practical solution is to run it under qemu. The disk images:
will run on qemu >= 2.12.0-0.2.rc0.fc29 or compiled from git on any(?)
host architecture. Please read the readme.txt file at the above link
first as it tells you how to run it.
We also have limited support for the HiFive Unleashed U540 quad core
board although these have extremely limited availability and the price
will be well out of range for most people:
I wrote a couple of articles for LWN about the bootstrapping process:
Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
Read my programming and virtualization blog: http://rwmj.wordpress.com
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