[Arm-dev] Enterprise distros and the two faces of 'reliability'

Fred Gleason fredg at paravelsystems.com
Fri Oct 26 22:10:34 UTC 2018

On Oct 26, 2018, at 15:42, Jeremy Linton <jlinton at redhat.com> wrote:

> Why not? SBSA/SBBR, isn't just about big iron servers, its about providing enough standardization and platform abstraction in the Arm ecosystem that you can run the same basic kernel/distro over a wide variety of devices over time.
> That seems like it would be useful for embedded machines as well. If for no other reason than to reduce the effort to apply security patches across a wide range of devices.

To be sure, but none of the current crop of embedded boards seem to support any of those standards. Whether this is because of laziness, ignorance or the need to hit a particular (often very low) price point I am not in a position to determine.


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