Re: [OT] linux on pda was Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Erik Mouw (J.A.K.Mouw@ITS.TUDelft.NL)
Date: Fri Apr 27 2001 - 14:05:56 EST

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 .

[who also natively compiles kernels on a platform comparable to the
iPaq -- see ]

J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Department
of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Information Technology and Systems,
Delft University of Technology, PO BOX 5031,  2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands
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