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Arch-ing ARM: Running Arch Linux On The NVIDIA Tegra 2

Michael Larabel

Published on 13 January 2012
Written by Michael Larabel
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Interestingly, the ARM Arch Linux build for the Trim-Slice generally wasn't faster than Ubuntu 11.04, which was also running on the Linux 2.6.38.3 kernel but compiled for softfp and using the older GCC 4.5.2 compiler. Where the Arch Linux build faired faster in these initial ARM Arch benchmarks was with CLOMP where its OpenMP efficiency was more in order than under Natty Narwhal for a dual-core processor, dcraw image conversions, FLAC audio encoding, FFmpeg video encoding, HMMer, and N-Queens. The OpenMP-based GraphicsMagick and NAS Parallel Benchmarks were mixed between the two ARM Linux distributions. More benchmarks of the Trim-Slice can be found on OpenBenchmarking.org.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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