On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 01:16:03AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > Quit being a naysayer. UNIX on a PDA is a wet dream.
> > What real value does it have, apart from the geek "look at me, I'm using
> > bash" value?
> It means I can do anything on my ipaq I can do anywhere else. I can run
> multiple apps at a time. I can run X11. I can run the palm emulator even ;)
How long does it take you to write "date"? Plus, aren't you content with
IRCing on your *phone*? ;)
> Its the same reason Linux is valuable on an S/390 mainframe. Its a common pool
> of apps, environments and tools. Anything your PC can do, my ipaq can do.
OK. "time make bzImage". Of course, mine's really slow (and I will consider
myself publically humiliated if my only Linux machine is beaten on a kernel
compile by an iPAQ). I 'spose, if it only goes into suspend, the ability to
write "uptime" on it constitutes a walking penis extension after a while?
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