The ARM architecture is a 32 and 64-bit instruction set architecture (ISA), based on the reduced instruction-set computing (RISC) design. The 32-bit ARM architecture is the most widely used 32-bit ISA. The ARM architecture is often licensed to other third-party companies, to allow the development ...

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Xen on ARM Cortex A9

I see that there is a version of the Xen hypervisor for ARM CPUs. However, most ARM CPUs appear not to have virtualisation extensions (and are not otherwise efficiently virtualisable). Hence I looked ...
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crond regularly maxes out CPU

I'm running Arch Linux ARM and I've having a few issues with crond. I have a conky that displays the top 5 processes (in terms of CPU usage) and every few minutes, crond will appear at the top of the ...
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Debian ARM and Brother DCP195C with CUPS

I want to have acces to my DCP 195C printer (Brother) over LAN. For this purpose I have bought an raspberry pi and installed CUPS on it. CUPS runs fine and everything else is running smooth as well. ...
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NFS works in PC but doesnt in ARM board

I have done nfs in pc but i could not do it in arm board. is there anything in addition that is required... I did not change any setting but the following error is displayed mount: ...
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what is the number of operations per cycle for the cortex a57 arm processor?

Im trying to figure out how many double precision operations per cylce a cortex A57 processor can achieve, according to this manual page, there can be upto three instructions per cycle delivered ...
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Is there a way to use a “hardware fingerprint” to automatically mount an eCryptFS directory on boot?

I would like to have an eCryptfs directory "securely" automatically mounted on boot without logging in. My scenario is this: I have an embedded ArchLinux server (ARM-based) that uses a removable ...
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Installing cubox hardware specific drivers from android built

I've some issues with some linux builds on cubox-i4pro. I've tried to install: - debian - ubuntu - volumio (a debian oriented on music) and none of these distributions have support for the gpu, the ...
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Difference between “system-on-chip” and “CPU”

Very confused, in some websites, they have this line: iPhone 5s CPU: Apple A7 other websites saying that: iPhone 5s System-on-chip: Apple 7 CPU: 1.3 GHz 64bit dual core other sources saying ...
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No feedback after loading kernel on a IFC6410 single board computer

I am currently trying to get a Linux running on a IFC6410 single board computer. For that purpose I followed the instructions found in this guide here: ...
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Error compiling gcc on Raspberry Pi

So, after solving the problems I had before (previous question here), I'm having some other trouble compiling gcc 2.95.3 on my Raspberry. This is what I get with the make bootstrap command. ...
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How to use Timer broadcast on Multi-Processor system with linux 3.10?

Hardware: ARM Cortex-A9 * 2 Software: linux-3.10.0 The platform has 2 cores of arm cortex-a9. Item CONFIG_LOCAL_TIMERS is not set in linux menuconfig. I want to use only one hardware timer to supply ...
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Invalid macro expansion argument character

I am attempting to compile pooler-cpuminer and when running make I get this error: sha2-arm.S:190:invalid macro expansion argument character (+) Any help? I've looked and haven't found a solution ...
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Is it possible to run an x64 binary on an ARM processor? [duplicate]

Suppose you have an ARM embedded device and a x64 based laptop. Both systems are running GNU/Linux. If you decide to copy the "ls" binary from the laptop to the embedded device and run it on the ...
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Yocto on kontron SMARC sAMX6i (ARM)

I am using a kontron board with Freescale i.MX6 and I would like to backup (ghost) the previous configuration before work on it. So I would like to create and load a "ram" system (i.e. like a Linux ...
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Can I run Windows 7 in a VM on ARM Processor under Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu?

I'm trying to run a Windows 7 virtual machine on this device, and I want to use a host OS that supports VirtualBox. I want to throw on the least resource-intensive (CPU and RAM, HDD space is not a ...
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Poor sound using HDMI on cubieboard (cubian os)

I'm using a cubieboard with cubian desktop to play video through hdmi output. (cubian is based on Debian 7.0 wheezy armhf, more info here ) the video is fine and I can hear the sound in headphones. I ...
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Installing NodeJS on A Low-Power ARM Device

I have an ARM device running Linux. It doesn't have any internet connection besides a direct intranet connection to a host computer with internet (I can get files from the network on to it). I would ...
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how different will the design of x64 cpu from that of arm cpu [closed]

This question has bothered me for a while. I understand their difference in ISA, that x64 has more complicated instructions. However, I can't see the essential difference in their designs. I have ...
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Disable Touchpad ARM Samsung Series 3 Chrubuntu

I have a Samsung Series 3 Chromebook running Chrubuntu Ubuntu 12.04. It works fairly well except that the touchpad becomes hyper sensitive when I suspend the laptop, and it seems that the proximity of ...
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BeagleBone Black Ethernet Failure

The BeagleBone Black ethernet interface will fail after a few hours of operation. As an example, we did a fresh install of both Debian and Ubuntu on two Beagles (Newest updates for the Arm OS), ...
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Installing preinstalled Ubuntu 11 armel onto PandaBoard

I'm trying to install a preinstalled Ubuntu 11 armel into PandaBoard. I downloaded the raw image from: ...
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Basic HTTP authentication proxy?

I'd like to configure my smartphone to use the web filter Privoxy application I left running on a Linux appliance at home, as an easy way to simplify web pages and rid them of ads missed by ...
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Firefox on ARM debian

I am trying to get firefox compiled on my arm cubieboard (Installed with Cubieez, a Debian wheezy armhf distribution), using apt-src, and the ubuntu quantal main source repository. apt-src -bi ...
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Error using ubiattach

I have a small 'ARMv7 Processor rev 2 (v7l)' powered box running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with kernel 2.6.37 The environment is a squashfs rootfs with a small RW config area: # df Filesystem 1K-blocks ...
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UEFI vs. ARM TrustZone

I understand UEFI has a Secure Boot feature that is now for all Win 8 (tablets, and smartphones). How does this fit in with AMR's TrustZone for example? Is UEFI like a firmware TPM that can sit as a ...
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Create access point (uap0) on debian 7(arm) - not found?

I'm working with a fanless PC that has an ARM chipset, 2 eth plugs and a wifi card (among other things). If I install debian 6 on it all three network interfaces are available at boot time. Today I ...
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Run Netbeans IDE on Chromebook

is there a way to run netbeans on chromebook arm? I have been installing but exits on modules init
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Unable to install debian on Lacie ss4000e Kernel Panic

I am trying to load Debian Linux on my Lacie ss4000e I have been trying to follow this tutorial http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/manual/en.armel/ch05s01.html#boot-firmware-ss4000e I have tried to load it ...
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Is it possible to run an x86 binary on an ARM processor?

Is it possible to convert/recompile an already compiled x86 binary into an ARM binary? I'm using a BeagleBoard with a command-line Ubuntu (Maverick) and want to run a Ventrilo server but the x86 ...
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Compile Jnetpcap library for ARM platform?

I am trying to execute a java project on arm platform. my code use jnetpcap library. but when i execute the program it shows me an error "/usr/lib/jnetpcap.so: cannot open shared object: no such file ...
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Antivirus that supports Linux on ARM? (other than clamav) [closed]

I am looking for any antivirus that will scan for windows virus/rootkit/malware. I already know about clamav. To be specific I am looking for antivirus solutions that will run on platforms such as ...
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Is it possible to install OS and then drivers in ARM system like in Desktops? [closed]

Is it possible to download a standard OS disc image from a site and install the OS and then drivers for the system in an ARM based system like in Desktop/Laptop?
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Is specific OS build needed for specific ARM based device?

In a ARM based system is it necessary for the OS build to be specifically tailored for the system it is intended to be installed to?
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What happens in a ARM based system before the OS is loaded?

What happens in a ARM based system before the OS is loaded and do they have BIOS, drivers, MBR or a different approach instead of these?
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JFFS2 poor mount performance

I run multiple ARM boards with Debian Linux installed. Board is equipped with 512 MB of NAND memory. I've observed that after ~3 months of continuous run booting time increased significantly - it ...
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USB Mouse and Keyboard not working in Linux 4 Tegra

I am a new person in Tegra Linux development. I have Tamontem NG Evaluation board with Tegra 3 Chip. I installed L4T sample file system from NVIDIA tegra Resources ...
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How does ARM Cortex A8 compare with a modern x86 processor

I was wondering how does a modern ARM chip based on ARM Cortex A8 compare, in clock-for-clock performance and capability, to a modern x86 chip such as a Core 2 Duo or Core i5? I realise due to the ...
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Finding hardware information on linux without lspci

I have an ARM device running ArchLinux. The device doesn't appear to have any PCI bus, even though it has USB. [root@alarm ~]# lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub ...
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Compiling FFMPEG for ARM

I have a Linux ARM computer (BeagleBone Black). I am trying to do some camera streaming and need FFMPEG to do it. I have tried everything that I can think of (including following guides for compiling ...
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Given I have root on and Android system and can access the shell, am I still restricted in what programs I can run?

Obviously, Android runs applications in sandboxed mode for security reasons, but if I have root and shell access on an Android device, can I then treat it as a regular linux distro, and run any ...
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Maximum size of USB Mass Storage Device Supported by Linux Kernel

I have been using one arm based system, and ported linux on that board. The kernel detects a 8GB Flash Drive, but it does not detect 16 GB pen drive. Can anyone tell me what is wrong? Which is the ...
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Is a sitara ARM powerful enough to decode and play mpeg4

I have the question: "Is a sitara ARM running embedded linux is powerful enough to decode and play mpeg4 format files (using vlc or other software)?" posed to me by the boss... but I am not really ...
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Samsung Series 3 XE303 - possible to install linux mint or debian on this arm chromebook?

I am wondering if it's possible to install linux (other than chrubuntu) on this fanless, samsung, arm machine ?
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C++ Standard Libraries do no exist Qt open-source [closed]

I am cross compiling code using the Qt-everywhere-opensource-src-4.7.3 kit to be used on an ARM device. In Qt I have changed the PATH to include /home/user/gumstix/gumstix-oe/tmp/cross/bin/ and I have ...
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Is it possible for an x86 processor to match an ARM processor in terms of performance per watt?

From my personal experience with my tablet, and from the benchmarks and articles I've read, it always seems ARM processors, as seen in virtually all mobile devices, deliver incredible performance for ...
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Mono for WinRT Desktop?

Can mono runtime install on SurfaceRT? I want to user mono to create .net program run on it. Is there any windows arm version of mono?
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installing arm-none-eabi-gcc on freebsd 9

I'm trying to follow this guide : https://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/arm/ArndaleBoard but as you can see here : http://www.montedivenere.it/images/freebsd-arm/freebsd-arndale.png I need to install ...
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segfaults while compiling VLC on low memory system

I'm trying to compile VLC from this GitHub repo on my Allwinner device (ARM Cortex-A8 NEON with armhf kernel and about 380 MB of RAM) using instructions provided here. I keep getting segfaults, so I ...
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How can I get my webcam working in kernel 3.9.4 built for ARM?

I'm trying to get my USB webcam (Logitech QuickCam Communicate STX) working on an Olimex SAM9-L9260 board (ARM). I have used Buildroot 2013.05 and have the system up and running. I want to take webcam ...
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Broken Apache after upgrade from squeeze to wheezy

I have spent a good while searching and haven't been able to fix this problem. I had a working chroot of Debian squeeze on my arm machine. I followed the guide to upgrading from squeeze to wheezy I ...