How hard is it to get Linux on this machine?

Eric Miao eric.y.miao at
Sat Jun 5 04:08:14 EDT 2010

On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 3:57 PM, Tom Watson <sdc695 at> wrote:
> I was "prospecting" around on eBay and saw this:
> It is an ARM based "netbook" that looks REAL CHEAP.  My big question is the problems that might be encountered in making Linux function on this item.  Not having bought one of these yet, I ask the question here.
> Is there any hope, or should I just gracefully walk away with knowledge that the task is not worth the trouble.

Well, until you figure out the processor within it, the developer manual for
that processor, and the components/board schematics such things (some
can be guessed actually, but do requires experience).

Well, maybe it's already supported, we just don't know that :-)

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