[squeak-dev] Is anyone maintaining a VM for Linux on the ARM architecture?

Michael van der Gulik mikevdg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 23:12:42 UTC 2009

On 4/12/09, Michael van der Gulik <mikevdg at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/12/09, Phil (list) <pbpublist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This week I was looking around at the 'state of the art' in low power
>> and mobile linux options and was pretty impressed with some of the
>> things being done on the ARM architecture and was just curious if
>> anyone out there is maintaining a VM for this platform running on
>> Linux?  If there aren't, has anyone put together any sort of porting
>> notes documentation that might point out things to keep in mind when
>> porting?  Just curious re: what I'm getting myself into when
>> considering this...
> Ironically, I'm trying to compile the VM for a Jornada 820 running a
> Linux 2.4 kernel.
> My current problem is that the VM doesn't work if you compile it
> without any plugins at all. I only have 16MB of RAM to play with on
> this device. It only starts up with a blank screen on my main x86
> machine. Any ideas?

Found it. My image won't start up if the BalloonEnginePlugin isn't internal.

This may or may not be a bug... I'm still investigating.



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