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From: elmar bucher <elmbeech@...>
Subject: Re: Best (US) carrier for eGentoo on Cell ?
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 01:42:19 +0300
Hi James,

Well neo freerunner is maybe relative an old phone. Here in Europe I i
got it whit debug board (but whit out microSD card) about two month
ago form (Really pleasant store!)

I just purchase it because of the spirit. Because I like to learn
about phones, stacks, and own the hardware. Why should I buy closed
hardware if there is free one around? My decision was to support the
manufacturers who support free technologies.
In the long run I would like to use this as my daily phone.

I was happy to find a gentoo distro on the openmoko wiki page:
No experience if there is an other phone where you can install eGentoo to it.
maybe nexus-s or android-dev? I just googled a bit around:

No idea about the network access in the US.

So much about my thoughts.
Best Wishes, Elmar

On 15 June 2011 22:24, wireless <wireless@...> wrote:
> Hello,
> I just looked here:
> [1]
> I have not kept up with the latest offerings that
> purport to allow users control (embedded Gentoo)
> over the operating system on their cell phones.
> So what is the best phone/network-access to purchase ?
> Previously it was T-mobile (here in the US) but
> with their pending merger with ATT and LTE looming,
> maybe we should wait on full LTE compliance?
> Any discussion is most welcome. This inquiry is
> motivated by the recent thread about Openmoko and Gentoo.
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]
> [5]
> [6]
> Lots of noise, causes me to ask this pedestrian question
> on this list: Which phone and which network are best
> if your primary issue is using eGentoo on the phone?
> James

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