aarch64 initial startup

Registered by Tom Gall on 2013-03-14

The goal of this blueprint is to setup and scope efforts that need to be undertaken to port past enablement and optimization activities onto aarch64.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Tom Gall
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Tom Gall
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Ragesh R
Definition:
Drafting
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Meta:
Roadmap id: CARD-499
Headline: Porting work is understood to enable a graphics stack on armv8 as well as the list of graphical & multimedia software that needs porting work.
Acceptance: We have a list of software that needs work.

Notes:
[2013-03-20 Ragesh] AARCH 64 and Andriod Graphics stack Understanding [Done]
[2013-03-20 Ragesh] Armv8 RTSM boot up [Done]
[2013-05-03 Ragesh] Completed RTSM v8 setup with custom kernel and basic rootfs for Xserver and X11 Integration[Done]
[2013-05-07 Ragesh] Xserver-fbdev ,Xserver-vfb, X11 and xlibs cross compiled for aarch64[Done]
[2013-05-15 Ragesh] Xserver-Fbdev Integration with armv8 Fasmodel and armv8 RTSM [In progress]

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Work Items

Work items:
Access and read on armv8 information: TODO
Obtain model: TODO
Able to boot an armv8 image: TODO
Compile list of software (kernel and user space) that needs to be ported: TODO
Assess how much can be accomplished on model: TODO
Create blueprints for software that needs to be ported: TODO

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