[Dev] Parabola on the Raspberry Pi

Aurélien DESBRIÈRES aurelien at hackers.camp
Fri Dec 12 18:46:51 GMT 2014

mtjm at mtjm.eu (Michał Masłowski) writes:

>> I am wanting to get a raspberry pi, but the only thing is that I would
>> like a fully-free OS on it.
> Please don't.  There are different boards that work without nonfree
> software (unless you want graphics acceleration which is being reverse
> engineered for some chips).  BeagleBone Black and Cubieboard are other
> cheap single board computers which, unlike RPi, boot with a free
> bootloader and can be used with no nonfree software on their writable
> storage.  (Other AllWinner A10/A13/A20 or iMX6 boards might be ok too.)
>> I was thinking that Parabola could have
>> support since Arch has an ARM version of the pi.
> We need developers and a build server.  (I would do it if I had enough
> hope in the project succeeding to spend my weekends on it.)
>> Would it be possible to use the Parabola packages on the pi? And would
>> it be possible to make linux-libre work on it too?
> You want also a deblobbed u-boot.  I know how to make the needed changes
> in Linux-libre scripts to support an appropriate board.
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+1 to help on that solution

Aurelien Desbrieres

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