Debian on Smartphones/Tablets

Please add some valuable information to help this project move forward. :)

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

Hardware & Smartphone Manufacturers product models/names

Android

http://www.cyanogenmod.com/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CyanogenMod

Android ROM developers http://forum.xda-developers.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_operating_system

Blackberry

Huawei

HTC

iPhone

LG

Motorola

Motorola Droid

Report of booting to a native copy of debian:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1086302

Nokia

Nokia N9: Hardware adaptation and other pointers at Nokia N9 wiki page.

Nokia N900: See pkg-n900 wiki page.

Nokia N800/N810

Openmoko

Palm

Samsung

Samsung ROMs http://forum.sdx-developers.com/

Intercept

Wikipedia Samsung M910 Intercept

CPU Samsung ?S3C6410 at 800 MHz
Memory 256 MB RAM
Storage 512 MB ROM

Qualcom radio, learned from discussion with Qualcom tech person.

Carriers Sprint, Virgin Mobile (US) Compatible networks CDMA EVDO Rev. 0 (Sprint), CDMA EVDO Rev. A (Virgin Mobile)[1]

http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones/SPH-M910CAAVMU-features
http://www.samsung.com/us/consumer/mobile/mobile-phones/sprint-phones/SPH-M910ZKASPR/index.idx?pagetype=prd_detail
http://www.phonearena.com/phones/Samsung-Intercept_id4620
http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones/SPH-M910CAAVMU-features
http://www.phonescoop.com/phones/phone.php?p=2649

Samsung SPH-M910 Intercept Specs http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=specs&id=2383&c=samsung_sph-m910_intercept
Detailed Technical Specifications of Samsung SPH-M910 Intercept http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=specs&id=2383&view=1&c=samsung_sph-m910_intercept

Samsung ?S3C6410 RISC Microprocessor http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=cpu&id=a6410&c=samsung_s3c6410
devices based on ?S3C6410 http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=pdamaster&posted=1&cpu=a6410

http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=cpu&id=a6410&c=samsung_s3c6410
Samsung ?S3C6410 RISC Microprocessor Simplified Technical Specifications

Type: ?S3C6410 Manufacturer: Samsung Year Released: 2008 Predecessor: 32bit Samsung ?S3C6400 Characteristics CPU Structure (complexity): RISC Width of Machine Word: 32 bit Primary (RAM) Data bus: 32 bit Instruction Set Supported Instruction Set(s): ARMv6 CPU Core: ARM1176JZF-S Clock Frequencies Recommanded Minimum Clock Frequency: 533 MHz Recommanded Maximum Clock Frequency: 800 MHz Caches Level 1 cache: 16KiB data cache / 16 KiB instruction cache Technology Semiconductor Technology: CMOS Minimum Feature Size: 65 nm Contacts: 424 pins Supply Voltage: 1.1 V Additional Details Special Features: 16/16KB I/D TCM, 2D/3D Graphics Acceleration (OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0), ARM ?TrustZone, AHB/AXI bus, 32 channel DMA controller, Instruction and Data Memory Management Units, 32KB secure boot ROM
Related Page: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/productInfo.do?fmly_id=229&partnum=S3C6410
Datasheet Time: Feb 13, 08 18:44:05

Purchase:
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/search/?sort=priceasc&catAbb=mob&query=Intercept
http://cell-phones.shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=Intercept&_sacat=9355&_dmpt=Cell_Phones

Similar to Samsung Moment SPH-M900 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Moment

Samsung SPH-M900 Moment Specs http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=specs&id=2063&c=samsung_sph-m900_moment

Detailed Technical Specifications of Samsung SPH-M900 Moment http://pdadb.net/index.php?m=specs&id=2063&view=1&c=samsung_sph-m900_moment

http://www.ifixit.com/Browse/Samsung_Phone
Samsung Galaxy S 4G Repair Manual http://www.ifixit.com/Device/Samsung_Galaxy_S_4G
Samsung Galaxy S 4G Teardown http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Samsung-Galaxy-S-4G-Teardown/4977/1
Nexus S Repair Manual http://www.ifixit.com/Device/Nexus_S
Nexus S Teardown http://www.ifixit.com/Teardown/Nexus-S-Teardown/4365/1

Windows

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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:

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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

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