Fedora ARM and SecureBoot
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 21:52:32 UTC 2012
On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 10:47 PM, Richard Vickery
<richard.vickeryrv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 8, 2012 at 2:15 PM, Oron Peled <oron at actcom.co.il> wrote:
>> On Friday, 8 בJune 2012 20:07:20 Gerry Reno wrote:
>> > On 06/08/2012 01:04 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
>> > > That is only assuming that Windows on ARM is successful, of which so
>> > > far
>> > > there's been precious little indication.
>> > There is a tidal wave of these PC ARM devices coming:
>> > http://www.itworld.com/hardware/240039/qualcomm-targets-pcs-takes-aim-
>> Hmmm... we've seen this "Windows-on-non-x86" movie twice before:
>> - Remember Alpha's? Digital (RIP) really thought MS would give them the
>> keys to the kingdom. There was a released version. It was good enough
>> to frighten Intel at the time (which was probably the reason MS did
>> it). Linux sold manyfolds more Alpha's than Windows.
>> - Ahhh, and of course MS found new suckers who bought the same
>> used story few years later (yes, I'm talking about Windows/PPC
>> that lived a very short life).
>> So far, MS failed misserably in the cellular space so there's a good
>> chance their exclusionary move on ARM will only help convince vendors
>> that shipping Androids (and by extension other Linuces) is safer bet.
> I heard (a rumor?) that MS has 100,000 phones in the public. Granted, it's
> not much, but it might be a start.
Shocking!! There's over 700,000 Android device activations every day!
250m odd devices... they have a little catch up to do!
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