10.12.2017 01:59, Bill Merriam пишет:
I discovered today that a hosting provider in Europe
offers very cheap
ARMv7 and ARMv8 cloud servers.
The following observations are from a few hours of testing and may not
It appears the ARM servers are NOT virtualized but run on special
miniature servers. The ARMv7 uses a Marvell 385 SOC and the ARMv8 uses
a Cavium SOC. Marvell is in the process of buying Cavium.
Opensuse does not generally appear among the offered distributions. The
exception to this was opensuse 13.2 on the ARMv7 system. I was able to
upgrade it to 42.3 but they don't use the kernel from my image. I guess
they need a custom kernel. Their kernel has many limitations. It
doesn't support iptables so you can't have a firewall.
I am hoping someone can convince them to offer an ARMv8 Leap 42.3 with a
It is common issue. IMO openSUSE is not popular for cloud services.
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