Fedora 18 next week?

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by ronaldcole » Sat Jan 12, 2013 6:04 am
Is Raspberry Pi Fedora Remix 18 going to be armhf? I think I've plowed through every post in this forum but haven't seen any indication that it's going to be anything other than armel. I'm actually interested in trying out Tomcat but need to know what my javavm options are going to be.
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by compuguy » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:02 pm
I'm wondering the same thing. Currently have a sd card with Fedora 18 beta 2 on it. Is there a way you can tell this via the command line (maybe via uname -a)?
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by ScottKnight » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:00 pm
Since I am not up to speed with my ARM terminology, I don't know the difference between armel and armhf. The most recently updated kernel shows this:
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[root@nemo ~]# uname -a
Linux nemo 3.6.11+ #362 PREEMPT Tue Jan 22 14:52:21 GMT 2013 armv6l armv6l armv6l GNU/Linux

When I am doing anything in yum, I see only armv5tel and a quick rpm query confirms it:
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[root@nemo ~]# rpm -aq --queryformat '%{ARCH}\n' | sort | uniq

Maybe browse around through one of the repository mirrors just to see what packages are available? Both look to have the same versions of OpenJDK and Tomcat available to me:
http://mirrors.rit.edu/fedora-secondary ... 18/armhfp/

And, isn't the difference between alpha, beta and final release really just a yum update away anyway?

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by ronaldcole » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:31 am
I believe arm*el is soft float.
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