Re: Creating a home server from an Android media player
On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 1:49 PM, mick <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Did anyone managed to install Debian on one of these?
> I recently bought an Archos 70 internet tablet
> for UKP 99.99 (down from the list of UKP 249.99). I bought it because
> Archos is a fantastic media player and I have a /lot/ of DVDs ripped to
> MP4. (I would not have been prepared to pay the silly original
> But. It can also run debian. ( See
> Indeed, Archos seem to encourage dual booting with other Linux variants
> through their developer edition firmware release.
> (Note. I have no personal experience of trying this. Using the
> developer edition firmware automatically invalidates the warranty and I
> acutually want to continue to use the tablet as is. If I had a spare
> of course.....)
yes i heard about this. there's people doing gen9
reverse-engineering: apparently it's using the TI OMAP44xx so same as
the pandaboard, which makes it a good target.
also i came across this:
that's one's wicked because the guy has downloadable images
pre-prepared. i looked on ebay you can get hold of 2nd hand ones bids
around £65 at the time.