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Re: [MirageOS-devel] Mirage ARM port

>> I'd say that upstreaming the FreeBSD kernel module prototype would be
>> a good intermediate step before a full port because:
>> - there's already a good FreeBSD rPi port -- and maybe for the Cyclone?
> I'll need to have a dig around and see what Altera are providing at the 
> moment.

An update on what I've found so far.

There doesn't appear to be anything I can find on an Altera port of
FreeBSD for their SoC devices.  They seem to be focussing on Linux for
now; http://rocketboards.org.

On the other hand there is a FreeBSD port for Xilinx Zynq -
specifically the ZedBoard; see http://www.zedboard.org and
https://wiki.freebsd.org/FreeBSD/arm/Zedboard (FYI; the Adapteva
Paralla board is also based on the ZedBoard).

Both vendors are using the same ARM architecture so I figure if I can
get a serial port and uboot running on the Altera SoC bringing up a
basic FreeBSD kernel should be doable.  The fun will be porting

I've been looking at the (rather slick) cross compiler tools for
FreeBSD and (I think) I have compiled a RaspberryPi kernel and
userland which I will now start to test.


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