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SubjectLinux to replace Windows CE?
Oskar Liljeblad writes:
> Is anyone working of a port of Linux to palmtops/handheld PCs? I'm thinking
> of those 4-32MB RAM, Windows CE computers.
> Many of them use MIPS processors (Philips Velo, Philips Nino, Casio
> Cassiopeia E*), some others (all HP, Casio Cassiopeia A*) use SH-3
> processors. Since linux already supports MIPS processors, shouldn't porting
> to these computers just be a matter of writing LCD display, touch screen,
> keyboard and (optionally) CompactFlash, IrDA, and PC Card drivers, and a
> bootloader (or whatever else would be necessary)?

I thought once for SH, and proposed the project porting Linux kernel
to SH processor to Hitachi. However, they didn't have any interest at
that time.

If you'd like, please express your opinion to Hitachi.
--
NIIBE Yutaka

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