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SubjectRe: [OT] linux on pda was Re: [PATCH] Single user linux
On Fri, Apr 27, 2001 at 07:42:25AM -0500, Collectively Unconscious wrote:
> Also it seems to me last I checked PDA's were at least equvalent to the
> 386 which is ostensibly the bottom linux rung.

Check out the Compaq iPaq 3600 series.

> As for the objection about slow compile times, get real. No PDA is going
> to compile anything. All compilations happen on your desktop with a
> crosscompiler. PDA's are for running handy little apps, not development
> work.

Ehm, I know that people actually use their iPaq to compile things
natively. Plug in an IBM microdrive, add a foldable keyboard and you
get a complete Unix workstation in pocket format. For more information,
see http://www.handhelds.org/ .


Erik
[who also natively compiles kernels on a platform comparable to the
iPaq -- see http://www.lart.tudelft.nl/ ]

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