There is no reason that Smartphones do not support Debian also. See also Smartphone wiki page which has similar content and should be considered for merging

This page is about to track every initiative to fully or partially install the system on mobile phones:

Hardware

Projects

Many of the smartphone tasks are handled by the FreeSmartphone.Org (FSO) team:

Openmoko's FreeRunner is so far the device best supported:

Nokia's Maemo is based on Debian:

Also there is an ugly alternative to install Debian is to run it in a chroot dir:

Communication

People

Here are some people interested in running Debian on mobile devices.

Name

IRC nick

Hardware owned

Willing to

Wishlist

Paul Wise

pabs

OpenMoko FreeRunner

Offer advice

Linux mainline support for the FR, QtMoko in Debian

Didier Raboud

OdyX

OpenMoko FreeRunner

Get paid to work towards Debian on Mobile devices :-p

Sicelo Mhlongo

Sicelo

Nokia N900

Help with testing

Working Debian on N900 with UMTS/GPRS access

Misc