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Fedora 17 ARM Beta

The beta release of Fedora 17 for ARM is now available for download from:

http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora-secondary/releases/test/17-Beta/Images/

What is the Beta release?

The beta release is the last important milestone of Fedora 17 for ARM. Included is support for QEMU, Trimslice, and a the eagerly awaited Raspberry Pi. In our final stage of development the ARM team will focus on a few remaining issues with the OMAP platform, and the final release will include support for both the Pandaboard and Beagleboard XM.

Featured Images

File Media Targets Notes

armhfp | arm

tar.xz

arm:armv5tel armhfp:armv7hl

This is a simple tarball of a Fedora 17 root filesystem without any kernels or X packages installed. Boots to a getty login prompt.

armhfp arm

tar.xz

arm:armv5tel armhfp:armv7hl

This is a simple tarball of a Fedora 17 root filesystem without any kernels, but with a minimal number of X packages installed. Boots to X login prompt.

armhfp arm

tar.xz

arm:armv5tel armhfp:armv7hl

This is a simple tarball of a Fedora 17 root filesystem without any kernels, but with the full XFCE package set installed. Boots to X login prompt.

armhfp arm

tar.xz

Tegra, OMAP, Kirkwood, VExpress, RPI, iMX

This is a simple tarball of a Fedora 17 Hard Float (armv7hl) root filesystem. Additionally, various kernels are installed with u-boot headers applied. Boots to a getty login prompt.

File

SD Card

Trimslice Bare/Value Pro/H/H250

This is a Fedora 17 Hard Float Trimslice Image suitable for writing to an SD card and placed in the Trimslice's Full Size SD slot (Front slot) and booting without further modification. Write with xzcat file.xz > /dev/mmcblkX, put in the device, and you're ready to go. Boots to a serial console.

File

USB Sata

Trimslice Pro/H/H250

This is a Fedora 17 Hard Float Trimslice Image suitable for writing to a Trimslice's internal SSD or Hard Drive and booting without further modification. Write with xzcat file.xz > /dev/sdX, put in the device, and you're ready to go. Boots to a serial console.

File

SD Card

Raspberry Pi+X

This is a Fedora 17 Soft Float Raspberry Pi Image suitable for writing to an sdcard and booting without further modification. Write with xzcat file.xz > /dev/mmcblkX, put in the device, and you're ready to go. Boots to X GUI. This uses a non-F17 kernel.

File

SD Card

Raspberry Pi

This is a Fedora 17 Soft Float Raspberry Pi Image suitable for writing to an sdcard and booting without further modification. Write with xzcat file.xz > /dev/mmcblkX, put in the device, and you're ready to go. Boots to a tty console. This uses a non-F17 kernel.

File Kernel

SD Card

Versatile Express (Qemu)

This is a Fedora 17 Soft Float Versatile Express Image suitable for booting with qemu-system-arm without further modification. Requires an external kernel and initrd on the qemu command line; all of which is provided by the kernel file link (Or you can extract them from the main image). Boots to a serial console.

File Kernel

SD Card

Versatile Express+X (Qemu)

This is a Fedora 17 Soft Float Versatile Express + Minimal X Image suitable for booting with qemu-system-arm without further modification. Requires an external kernel and initrd on the qemu command line; all of which is provided by the kernel file link (or you can extract them from the main image). Boots to X GUI.

File Kernel

SD Card

Versatile Express+X (Qemu)

This is a Fedora 17 Soft Float Versatile Express + XFCE Image suitable for booting with qemu-system-arm without further modification. Requires an external kernel and initrd on the qemu command line; all of which is provided by the kernel file link (or you can extract them from the main image). Boots to full XFCE GUI.