Debian on Zaurus ?
with great interest I read your message of running debian on freerunner.
According to this, I asked myself, if there might be an easy way to install
debian on a Sharp Zaurus SL-C1000. I googled, but I only found some homebrew
images and ways of install with very oold kernels (or japanese environments
and so on).
I hope, that the knowledge of "installing debian on freerunner" might be
easyly transferred to be able to install debian on the Zaurus machine. The
Zaurus got a strong-arm cpu, as well as the freerunner.
Maybe it might be much more easy to build a kernel and the required content on
the sd-card ? The main problem, IMO is to create the kernel. It must be in
the flashable format (at the moment I am using angstrom-distribution). If a
kernel can be flashed, you need the rest of the content (the "initrd") which
must be put onto the sd-card. A file in tgz-style should do it (can be
unpacked onto the sd-card using a cardreader).
Are there efforts at the moment to get debian in an easy way(!) on the
I am no coder, but feel free to ask for help (i.e. testing and feedback)