Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: "M. Edward (Ed) Borasky" <znmeb@×××××××.net>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] gumstix anyone?
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 02:58:36
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-embedded] gumstix anyone? by Benjamin Burns
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) If God had meant for carrots to be eaten cooked, He would have given rabbits fire. -- gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list