[Lazarus] Testing Rapberry Pi 3 performance

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Mar 23 12:07:50 CET 2016

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 2016-03-23 10:22, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> The RPi2 is superior in almost every way. I've got an RPi3 here but 
>> won't have time to exercise it for at least a few days.
> My RPi 1 Model B (the original) is still ticking nicely even after so
> many years of usage. At one stage I used used it as a web server, then
> as a media player for over two years, running 24/7. Now I use it to test
> FPC+fpGUI builds for the ARM target.

The RPi1 I've got here wasn't reliable, but it could have been a thermal 
runaway and I'm supposed to be testing it on a battery.

>>From what I've read online, the RPi2 and RPi3 have way more memory and
> processing speed than mine. So that should be a nice welcome as a lite
> desktop / development environment.

If we continue this it would be better in -other, but I've got a spare 2 
and 3 here and would quite like to explore xdmx as we've already 
discussed. Potentially, a cluster of those could replace my desktop 
systems: I think they're entirely adequate for development.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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