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From: "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb@...>
Subject: Re: gumstix anyone?
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 18:57:17 -0800
Benjamin Burns wrote:
> I second the question, as I'm curious as well.  However -- I think it 
> might be more appropriate/worthwhile to ask about the buildroot 
> portage package on the gumstix-users mailing list.  You can subscribe 
> to it at -- if you don't 
> wish to subscribe (it's a quite busy list) I can pose the question 
> there and forward the response (if any) back to you individually, or 
> to the entire list.
> -Ben
> M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote:
>> I am getting a couple of Gumstix small computers, and I'm wondering 
>> if there are any Gentoo embedded folks working with them. So far, 
>> I've downloaded their software development tools and, apart from 
>> needing some GCC juggling and a Ruby version conflict, everything 
>> seems to be working. I'll know more once I get the real hardware, 
>> though.
>> What I found interesting is that the Gumstix "buildroot" environment 
>> contains a package called "portage". Is this a Gentoo Portage as we 
>> know it, or something else called "portage"? These are fascinating 
>> little gizmos -- a 400 MHz XScale CPU, 64 MB of RAM, 16 MB of flash, 
>> two serial ports, a USB port, a bluetooth adapter and a slot for up 
>> to a GB of MMC memory in a box the size of a pack of gum.
I'm already on the list ... I was saving the question until I had a 
chance to look at the source.

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, FBG, AB, PTA, PGS, MS, MNLP, NST, ACMC(P)

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