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Subject: Re: using colinux with rockbox

Re: using colinux with rockbox

From: Rene Peinthor <>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 07:11:09 +0100

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 2:15 AM, David Hall <> wrote:

> Mark Allums wrote:
> > David Hall wrote:
> >> As for the claim it is not a "full
> >> operating system" I'm not sure what it lacks. There is not an X
> windows
> >> system in the Rockbox distributed coLinux - but we don't need one.
> >
> > Only that it requires Windows. In that sense, it is not an OS. But if
> > it works for the intended application, then nothing more needs to be
> said.
> >
> > --Mark Allums
> By that definition none of the solutions offered are an OS. But enough
> pedantry for one night. ;)
> --Soap

I'm wondering why nobody yet suggested Virtualbox[1].
It has a free non commercial license and is a very good and fast Virtual

You can have almost all Linux distributions as guest and it can also install
the guest system on a native hard drive to avoid the use of 2 file systems.
And by the way it's very easy to use.


Received on 2008-02-26

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