Overview

This page describes a tentative effort to port illumos-gate to the first generation Raspberry Pi hardware platform.  Most critically, this platform contains an ARM11 CPU.  This port is a community effort, and not presently associated with any particular corporation.

Those involved at time of writing:

Hardware Details:

Sources

https://github.com/rmustacc/illumos-gate/tree/arm-gate
https://github.com/rmustacc/illumos-extra/tree/arm-gate
https://github.com/rmustacc/qemu/tree/illumos-arm

Start at https://github.com/rmustacc/illumos-gate/blob/arm-gate/README.xbuild - the easy way doesn't really work.

Things We Need To Do

Broadly, we need to be able to cross-compile illumos-gate on an amd64 build machine such that it will run on the ARM CPU in the Pi.

Mailing List

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