[FE training-materials-updates] Ubuntu on ARM update

Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com
Fri Mar 14 17:05:43 CET 2014

Repository : git://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials.git

On branch  : master
Link       : http://git.free-electrons.com/training-materials/commit/?id=6c5bdebec33c29fd7c5846a1a849b028806208ae


commit 6c5bdebec33c29fd7c5846a1a849b028806208ae
Author: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>
Date:   Fri Mar 14 17:04:13 2014 +0100

    Ubuntu on ARM update
    - Mostly removed. They only focus on servers now.
    - Fedora on ARM is doing better. They support various
      community board and are following the latest x86 version.
    Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker at free-electrons.com>


 .../sysdev-embedded-linux.tex                      |   39 ++++++--------------
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-)

diff --git a/slides/sysdev-embedded-linux/sysdev-embedded-linux.tex b/slides/sysdev-embedded-linux/sysdev-embedded-linux.tex
index bbef5d9..c062f6d 100644
--- a/slides/sysdev-embedded-linux/sysdev-embedded-linux.tex
+++ b/slides/sysdev-embedded-linux/sysdev-embedded-linux.tex
@@ -1539,43 +1539,26 @@ $(eval $(autotools-package))
-  \frametitle{Distributions - Ubuntu}
-  \small
-  \begin{columns}[T]
-    \column{0.8\textwidth}
-    Ubuntu GNU/Linux
-    \begin{itemize}
-    \item \url{https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM}
-    \item Based on Debian, same benefits
-    \item New release every 6 months. Same release schedule as for
-      x86.
-    \item Supported on ARM, but only on Cortex A8 and beyond.
-      Supplies Thumb2 binaries. Neon not supported.
-    \item Good solution for mobile multimedia devices. Getting ready
-      for ARM servers too.
-    \item Training participants - try Ubuntu on your IGEPv2 board:\\
-      Run the \code{linaro-media-create} utility with images found on
-      \url{http://releases.linaro.org/12.03/ubuntu/oneiric-images/ubuntu-desktop/}
-    \end{itemize}
-    \column{0.2\textwidth}
-    \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{slides/sysdev-embedded-linux/ubuntu.png}\\
-  \end{columns}
   \frametitle{Distributions - Others}
     \item \url{http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Architectures/ARM}
-    \item Also has some support for ARM, but ARM releases get much less
-      attention and are currently made more than one year later.
-    \item Expect Fedora to be back in the next years, to meet demand for
-      ARM servers.
+    \item Supported on various recent ARM boards (such as Beaglebone
+      Black). Pidora supports Raspberry Pi too.
+    \item Supports QEMU emulated ARM boards too (Versatile Express board)
+    \item Shipping the same version as for desktops!
+    \end{itemize}
+    Ubuntu
+    \begin{itemize}
+    \item Had some releases for ARM mobile multimedia devices, but stopped
+          at version 12.04. Now focusing on ARM servers only.
+    \vspace{3.5cm}
+    \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{slides/sysdev-embedded-linux/ubuntu.png}\\

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