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Re: NetBSD on PDAs/mobile phones?

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Mayuresh <> wrote:
> I don't know whether this is an odd question to ask.
> Considering emphasis of NetBSD on running on many platforms, I'm curious
> whether it runs on any mobile phone / PDA devices.
> I was specifically interested in Nokia N900, whose native OS is Maemo
> (Linux).

It's not an odd question, it's just a question of time and effort probably.

For most modern machines, if you can access the hardware or bootloader
to load a kernel, and the CPU archtecture and basic hardware are
known, it can probably boot NetBSD eventually.

That said, not much work has been done in this area. There might be a
reason for that.


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