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tumnus

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« on: May 05, 2004, 07:46:53 am »
I wonder if we can get Linux on this thing: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/05/04/bs...bsquare_review/ ?
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« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2004, 07:57:40 am »
It\'s ugly! The SL6000 (nearly equal in size) has far more capabilities (and I bet a nicer screen!) and looks far more beautiful...
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2004, 08:04:52 am »
nice! :-)
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2004, 08:08:56 am »
handhelds.org has various hardware poking/reverse engineering tools that are useful in doing such a port.  It\'s not a trivial job though.

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2004, 08:10:28 am »
It may not be pretty and I\'d also worry about such a large unprotected screen in my pocket, but it\'s the only 640x480 mobile device natively available in the UK.... Not that I\'m getting one. I don\'t like MS or Windows CE even if I had the money.
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