[TriLUG] embedded linux... on a Palm Vx ??
turnpike420 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 15:27:04 EST 2006
Well, who wants it... you John M? I'll give you dibs for replying if
you are interested. It's just taking up space here. It has a 9 pin
serial connection (not USB) and powered hot-sync.
On 1/13/06, John Mitchell <john280z at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/13/06, David McDowell <turnpike420 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Well... seeing as our talk last night was on embedded Linux, I have a
> > Palm Vx which is doing literally nothing but taking up space. What
> > would/could I do with Linux on that... if I could get Linux on that
> > and do I care to go through the pains of putting Linux on it if I can?
> If memory serves me right(no it doesn't, see below), no can do.
> Don't remember the ram size but no memory management chip and several
> other issues that would make it run slow, if you could get it running.
> Note that I'm not saying "it can't be done", just why waste your time
> for a stripped down system when you could buy a Slug that runs Real
> Linux! See here: http://www.uclinux.org/
> john mitchell
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