OpenBSD Journal

arm64 platform now officially supported [and has syspatch(8)]

Contributed by rueda on from the not so armless dept.

arm64 is now an officially supported platform for OpenBSD. As some readers will have noticed, there's now syspatch(8) support, too.

Theo de Raadt (deraadt@) committed the following change:

CVSROOT:        /cvs
Module name:    www
Changes by:     deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org  2017/12/07 12:00:12

Modified files:
	.              : plat.html 

Log message:
graduate arm64 to supported; having syspatch it is even beyond some other systems

(Comments are closed)


  1. By Anonymous Coward (92.40.248.60) on

    Supported yes, but be aware that it's not stable enough to build package snapshots regularly yet.

    1. By Anonymous Coward (76.167.186.103) on

      Its much more likely that ARM64 will be growing substantially in public cloud infrastructure... ARM laptops are not going to drive this market, the cloud will.

      1. By Anonymous Coward (68.190.62.143) on

        I actually think that both will increase, because as the number of cloud applications increase, the amount of power needed to use said applications will decrease dramatically, prompting people to switch to cheaper, less power hungry laptops.

    2. By AussieFrog (114.75.73.19) on

      Will we be able to turn secure boot off, on those systems?

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