porting Ubuntu on ARM9

Oliver Grawert ogra at ubuntu.com
Thu Jun 11 09:45:57 UTC 2009

Am Donnerstag, den 11.06.2009, 15:07 +0530 schrieb
savita at iwavesystems.com:
> > hi,
> > Am Donnerstag, den 11.06.2009, 16:51 +0530 schrieb savita:
> >> System requirements for Ubuntu to install on PC are
> >> At least 256 MB of RAM is required to run the alternate install CD
> >> (384MB of
> >> RAM is required to use the live CD based installer). Install requires at
> >> least 4 GB of disk space.
> >>
> >> Can anybody tell me for ARM9?
> >>
> > as i said before, these values are completely architecture independend,
> > if you run ubuntu-desktop (not matter if on AMD64, ARM or i386) or
> > kubuntu-desktop you should have at least 256M and 3G free space on disk,
> > xubuntu-desktop should be possible to run in 128M and installing
> > something like the LXDE desktop should work in 64M
> >
> >
>one more query, how will be the system performance with 400MHz speed?
> is there any speed constraints are there?

gnome or KDE will likely behave sluggish on 400MHz but given that you 
dont have the RAM to run them properly anyway i doubt that is an issue,
the other two desktops (or others you might find in the archive) 
i mentioned should run fine with such a CPU speed.

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