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Note on DistroWatch today....leads to this...I'll a few things to the thread....agter this initial terse announcement.

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1 posted on 07/09/2012 10:53:07 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: ShadowAce
ARM announces 64-bit ARMv8 Platform

November 4, 2011 in ARM, News by DP

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ARM announced that they will release 64bit microcontrollers. The ARMv8 uC will feature a 64bit instruction set, as well as extended virtual addressing. The uCs will have two execution states, AArch32, and AArch64. While the AArch64 handles the 64bit instruction set, the AArch32 executes the existing ARM 32bit instruction set.

A compiler for the new 64bit instruction was already developed, and open source support is promised.

Via Adafruit. This entry was posted in ARM, News and tagged , , .

2 posted on 07/09/2012 10:58:42 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (The Global Warming Hoax was a Criminal Act....where is Al Gore?)
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3 posted on 07/09/2012 11:07:58 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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4 posted on 07/09/2012 11:08:53 AM PDT by ShadowAce (Linux -- The Ultimate Windows Service Pack)
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5 posted on 07/09/2012 11:45:34 AM PDT by 21stCenturion ("It's the Judges, Stupid !")
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
You techie types have no idea how stupid a guy like me feels feels when trying to figure out what all that means.....I'm the guy who still thinks using an Atari was as complicated as running an ICBM schematic. : )
6 posted on 07/09/2012 1:23:13 PM PDT by jmax (Ahhhh...life is so frigging good in the obama nation.)
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