[Arm-dev] Run C7 armhfp as VM on x86_64?

Robert Moskowitz

rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Sep 3 16:48:13 UTC 2019

On 8/31/19 1:06 PM, Robert Heller wrote:
> At Sat, 31 Aug 2019 12:38:10 -0300 Conversations around CentOS on ARM hardware <arm-dev at centos.org> wrote:
>> El 31/8/19 a las 12:28, Ian Pilcher escribi=F3:
>>> It sure seems like this should be possible, but Googling about and
>>> clicking around in virt-manager hasn't really gotten me anywhere.
>>> Are there instructions anywhere on how to do this?
>> In theory, it is possible, and some in #centos-arm has it working, but =
>> at the same time, too slow to actually be useful.
> Yeah, since you really are looking at creating a software emulation of a ARM
> processor (generally x86 VMs on a x86_64 run on the native processor chip at
> full speed).  It is probably cheaper (and far faster) to just spend the US$35
> for a real ARM computer (a Raspberry PI).

And if you get an ARM board with integrated sata, you get good I/O times.

I use Cubieboards, and now Odroid HC1.

A bit more, but IMHO cleaner.

>> If you as in that channel, you may get better help.
>>> Thanks!
>> Pablo.
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