Fedora 13 ARM Beta Release

Paul Whalen paul.whalen at senecac.on.ca
Wed Feb 23 17:52:10 UTC 2011

The Fedora 13 ARM Beta is now available for download. There are still a number of packages that haven’t been built for ARM due to build failures or missing dependencies. We’re a little behind the primary architectures so we have the ability to look at later releases to see if these failures have been fixed – thankfully a large number include support for ARM. Because of this we expect that with Fedora 14 and 15 we will be closer in line with the primary architectures.

A new root file system is available for download - http://scotland.proximity.on.ca/fedora-arm/beta/f13/rootfs-f13-beta-2011-02-22.tar.bz2

The password for the root account is “fedoraarm”. 

Instructions for using the root file system can be found at - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/Using

The Fedora 13 ARM repository is temporarily located at – http://arm.koji.fedoraproject.org/mash/beta/f13-arm-2011-02-21/f13-arm/arm/os/

A comparision of the packages included in this beta release with the versions included in the primary 32-bit architecture (i686) - http://hongkong.proximity.on.ca/f13-arm-beta1/

The Fedora 13 ARM Beta release notes - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM/F13-ARM-Beta1

We will now be working to get the remaining packages in Fedora 13 built, then move on to updates and Fedora 14.

Paul Whalen

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