Linux on the iPhone / iPod is possible
The character of the pineapple bite planet being named along with other partners has drivers on the reverse engineering of Apple hardware so that Linux can be installed in the iPhone and the iPod generation.
The current userland we're using, in the interest of expedience, is a BusyBox installation created with buildroot, but glibc works fine as well, and we're going to build a more permanent solution userland.
A demonstration video can be seen here: http://www.vimeo.com/2373142
Instructions here: http://www.iphone-dev.org/planetbeing/LINUX-README.txt
Download here: http://18.104.22.168/iphone/files/iph...ux-demo.tar.gz
Re: Linux on the iPhone / iPod is possible
This is fantastic news!
I'm excited to see what Linux ports we will see running on the iPhone in the near future. I'm excited to see what ports we will see Linux running on the iPhone in the near future.
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