Linux Kernel Gains Better ARM Support

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http://www.thevarguy.com – ARM hardware has been around in various forms for a while. But in many respects the battle to see which software will predominate on the chips is just beginning. Fortunately for open source developers, Linux is set to become considerably more ARM-friendly thanks to recent efforts to simplify kernel support for ARM devices. Here are the details, and why they matter for the open source channel as a whole. Linux, of course, already runs on plenty of ARM chips. There’s a pretty decent chance it’s powering your smartphone, for instance. It also enjoys a formidable foothold in the emergi (IT news)