is it possible to install freebsd on tablet?
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Sat Jul 28 06:32:10 UTC 2012
El día Tuesday, July 24, 2012 a las 07:23:03AM -0500, Robert Bonomi escribió:
> > From: Mr U <mru258 at yahoo.com>
> > Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 04:34:14 -0700 (PDT)
> > Subject: is it possible to install freebsd on tablet?
> > hi
> > I have a question, is it possible to install freebsd (or netbsd) on an
> > android tablet?
> Authoritative answer:
> "Theoetically poszible? yes.
> Realistically doable? Maybe".
> And it's a _big_ "maybe".
> It depends on the -exact- hardware details of the tablet device in question.
> If the particular make/model of tablet is not explicitly listed in the
> 'supported hardware' list ffor the vesion of FreeBSD that you are consideing,
> then it will take a -lot- of research to deteming whether FreeBSD will
> run without modification on that device.
I would be better to spent such efforts in porting FreeBSD to an open
device, and not to such propriety beast; there have been steps in the
past to port to Openmoko Freerunner:
I'm using such a mobile as my one and only daily cell phone, but it
still runs a Linux distribution, SHR
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