[ARMedslack] Quick question
ottavio2006-usenet2012 at yahoo.com
Tue Apr 2 17:28:54 UTC 2013
On Apr 2, 2013 5:43 PM, "Stuart Winter" <m-lists at biscuit.org.uk> wrote:
> > > An installer assumes that you have a removable media from which you
> > > can boot, which is not the case for most commercial devices on the
> > > market, as they are boot-locked.
> > > <snip />
> > > Okay, the user would need a set of screwdrivers, and a distinction in
> > > electronic servicing. My bad. :)
> The Slackware installers on Kirkwood and Tegra do not use removable
> media - it's installed over the network.
> My own personal opinion (which I think isn't at all in line with anyone
> else's, from what I can tell) is that a device such as a phone isn't
> really a candidate for your favourite OS - it's just about what apps you
> can install upon it; thus it would never cross my mind to want to install
> Slackware on my ARM powered phone.
Disappointed! But let me make a prediction: you will change your mind.
> Stuart Winter
> Slackware ARM: http://arm.slackware.com
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