[Dev] Suggestions for the Parabola's Project
dclark at pobox.com
Mon Jan 16 21:46:16 GMT 2012
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 4:30 PM, Luke T.Shumaker <lukeshu at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> At Mon, 16 Jan 2012 13:50:06 -0500,
> Daniel Clark wrote:
> > 2012/1/16 Jorge Araya Navarro <jorgean at lavabit.com>
> > > > have an ARM port, make it an optimal distro for a freedom-respecting
> > > > device
> > >
> > > I'm going to take care of that part in few months!!!
> > >
> > > But in general, this problem is just bullshit, this make me sick and
> > > :-/.
> > Not that this shouldn't be done, but out of general interest are their
> > 100% freedom respecting ARM devices at the moment? Last I looked into
> > (which was two years ago), they all required binary blobs for their 3D
> > graphics, and the 3rd party company that controlled that seemed unlikely
> > release either specs or code under a copyleft license.
> The GeeksPhone One (ARMv6) (and I presume the GeeksPhone Zero) is
> freedom respecting.
> Rhombus-Tech is creating a Raspberry Pi-like product that will be
> 100% freedom respecting. Even the hardware designs are free.
> I am not sure about the OpenMoko Freerunner.
> Since it was brought up in a similar discussion on IRC, I'll go ahead
> and rule out the Pandora as it requires non-free firmwares.
The BeagleBoard and derivatives based on that SoC have the same problem as
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