openSUSE 12.2 now available for ARM

The final release of openSUSE 12.2 for ARM is now available, marking the first release of the distro on ARM systems

It’s been about a year since the openSUSE ARM team was formed, and they’ve been hard at work creating an ARM compatible version of the distro. Today they’re finally releasing the stable version of their first effort, openSUSE 12.2 for ARM.

The distro contains all the standard openSUSE packages, which is numbered at over 5000, and has been to confirmed to run without issue on the following platfotms:

BeagleBoard (xM)
Panda Board
Versatile Express (QEMU)
Chroot/DYI environment

You can also run it on some other devices, although the team admit it won’t be the best experience:

Calxeda Highbank
i.MX53 Loco
Origen Board
Efika MX

To find out more information on how to get it on your hardware, visit the openSUSE wiki page.