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Subject: Re: Wow, linux based DAP!

Re: Wow, linux based DAP!

From: Dave Chapman <dave_at_dchapman.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 10:35:30 +0000

mat holton wrote:
> I didn't say it was, but if the DAP is based on linux then you would
> hope that all source code and technical hardware documentation would be
> available so it would make porting Rockbox easier than on a closed system.

That doesn't always follow - most embedded Linux systems I've seen are
just as closed as non-Linux systems. i.e. all the interesting stuff is
in non-GPL'd, binary-only kernel modules.

Dave.
Received on 2006-11-27


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