Raspberry Pi finally arrived today.. Set up with Fedora ‘Respin’ FC14..
Confirmed what we already know – does _not_ support Class 10 SD Cards! Had to do a quick install onto an old 2GB Class 4 card (not really big enough!**)… 32GB Class 4 card on order..
First boot – prompts for user name and password.. For some reason, the user password didn’t work when I tried it, so had to use # passwd <user> to set it again.. Then worked OK..
Yum seems _very_ sluggish – similar to my Dreamplug.. May need to change formatting of SD Card, to improve this…. More research needed!
One (slight) annoyance… The kernel (3.1.9) has been compiled with debug enabled, so the console gets a bit swamped with ‘messages’…
Overall – very impressed! It is amazing what they can cram into such a small area… Hopefully there will be a newer kernel version / patches available soon..
$ uname -a
Linux rgpi 3.1.9 #1 PREEMPT Sat Mar 3 21:58:00 UTC 2012 armv6l armv6l armv6l GNU/Linux
$ cat /proc/cpuinfo
Processor : ARMv6-compatible processor rev 7 (v6l)
BogoMIPS : 697.95
Features : swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp java tls
CPU implementer : 0x41
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant : 0x0
CPU part : 0xb76
CPU revision : 7
Hardware : BCM2708
Revision : 0000
Serial : 00000000d73b4346
More to follow…….
** – In case you were wondering… The Fedora install will _just_ fit on a 2GB sd card, but will have – effectively – zero free space, so is virtually(!) useless, except as a see-if-the-thing-boots test..