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Can I run Linux on the ARMv8-A foundation model?

Applies to: Fast Models


Yes, the Foundation model is a complete platform that can boot a Linux system with all the necessary peripherals (eg: UART, ethernet, display, ...).

Linaro provides steps for running the kernel on their release page, and rebuilding the kernel and firmware images on the following tab.

There is also more general information about Linux on armv8 here.

Article last edited on: 2015-01-20 11:23:58

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