BSD on IOS hardware

Shane Ambler FreeBSD at ShaneWare.Biz
Wed Oct 3 09:39:13 UTC 2012

> Greg Freeman <mail at> wrote:
>> Is it possible to load FreeBSD on an Apple Mobile device designed
>> to run IOS?  There are a lot of old iPads out there.  If we could
>> repurpose them to straight Unix pads that might be cool.

On 03/10/2012 05:19, Sean Cavanaugh wrote:
> I hate to say it, but wouldn't it be easier to just buy a cheap
> android tablet in the first place?

If you are buying new hardware that would be a good choice but if you
just get hold of old hardware that has been tossed out after an upgrade
it is a matter of working with what you have. Given the popularity of
ipod/iphone/ipad there will be a lot more of them lying around as time
goes by.

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