[squeak-dev] Re: [Vm-dev] [ANN] ARM Stack VMs available

Douglas McPherson djm1329 at san.rr.com
Mon Nov 10 04:56:47 UTC 2014

Hi Ken,

> On Nov 9, 2014, at 20:34, Ken.Dickey <Ken.Dickey at whidbey.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Nov 2014 17:10:26 -0800
> Douglas McPherson <djm1329 at san.rr.com> wrote:
>> Pre-built Squeak stack and stack/spur VMs for ARMv6 (i.e. Raspberry
>> Pi) and ARMv7 (i.e. BeagleBone Black, Parallella, numerous
>> Chromebooks, etc) are now available at the same location as the other
>> Cog and Spur VMs.
>> ( http://www.mirandabanda.org/files/Cog/VM/VM.r3126/
>> <http://www.mirandabanda.org/files/Cog/VM/VM.r3126/> ). 
> Doug,
> Thanks much!  I can run CUIS Smalltalk fine on a Samsung ARMv7
> Chromebook using the v7 stklinuxhtARM VM.

> The stkspurlinuxhtARM VM, however, complains:
>  This interpreter (vers. 6521) cannot read image file (vers. 6505).
> I presume some conversion is required to get the image into SPUR format?
Yes, the Spur VMs require a new image format. There are recent Squeak trunk images in the spur format on Eliot’s site. I’ll let Eliot and others comment about how a Cuis image might be converted. 

> Thanks much,
> --KenD


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