[Lazarus] Aarch64 as CPU target for RPi3 with Linux as OS

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 12:33:16 CET 2016

On Thu, 03 Mar 2016 10:53:43 +0100, Michael Schnell
<mschnell at lumino.de> wrote:

>On 03/02/2016 05:09 PM, Michael Ring wrote:
>> AFAIK This is the default mode on RPi for now, same for ODroid C2, it 
>> also currently runs a64 cpu with a a32 kernel, 'real' 64bit support 
>> will come later.
>So obviously the a64 hardware can run a32 code :-) .
>Hence I suppose an a64 Linux distribution will come with the ability to 
>run a32 user programs (but I did not yet read about this) .
That is what they say on the forum at least....
And they claim not so much is to be gained with 64 bit mode since RAM
is just 1GB (currently).

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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