Fedora 18 ARM Beta
The Fedora ARM team is pleased to announce the Beta release of Fedora 18 for ARM processors. The Beta release is the last important milestone of Fedora 18 for ARM, only critical bug fixes will be pushed as updates leading up to the general release of Fedora 18. We invite you to download and try out the Fedora 18 ARM Beta, making sure things that are important to you are working as intended. If you find a bug, please report it (https://bugzilla.redhat.com ensuring to select Hardware: arm) -- every bug you uncover is a chance to improve the experience for the growing number of Fedora ARM users worldwide. Installable images and tar files are now available for download for both ARMv5 (in the 'arm' directory) and ARMv7 (in the 'armhfp' directory) from:
What is included in the Beta release?
The Beta release includes prebuilt images for Versatile Express (QEMU), Trimslice (Tegra), Pandaboard (OMAP4), GuruPlug (Kirkwood), and Beagleboard (OMAP3) hardware platforms. The Fedora 18 Beta for ARM now includes an install tree in the yum repository, which may be used to PXE-boot a kickstart-based install on systems that support it, such as the Calxeda EnergyCore (HighBank). Prebuilt images can be written directly to SD Card, USB, or SATA drive and in most cases can be booted without any additional steps or configuration. Please see the board-specific release notes for additional information.
- If your device is not listed in the supported images and you would like to offer your assistance please contact the Fedora ARM team.
Contributing to Fedora ARM
Please join us on the IRC in #fedora-arm on Freenode or on our mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on common and known bugs or tips on how to report bugs please refer to the release notes:
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