Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: using colinux with rockbox
Re: using colinux with rockbox
From: Rene Peinthor <peinthor_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 07:11:09 +0100
On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 2:15 AM, David Hall <dmhall_at_gmail.com> 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
> >> 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
> > --Mark Allums
> By that definition none of the solutions offered are an OS. But enough
> pedantry for one night. ;)
I'm wondering why nobody yet suggested Virtualbox.
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