Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Apr 2008 21:10 UTC, submitted by Kaj de Vos
Syllable, AtheOS Michael Saunders got Syllable Desktop to run on his new Asus Eee PC (screenshot). There is some work to do to support all hardware, but most functionality already works. Michael reports that video, audio, touchpad, USB and battery monitor all work. Widescreen video and network don't and there may be reliability problems with USB storage devices. As installing Syllable from a USB device doesn't work yet, Michael used an inventive method for installation. It can be done by imaging your Eee drive with the dd utility (from Linux), installing Syllable on it through QEmu and then dd'ing the image back to the real drive. Note that the drive number needs to be adjusted in the GrUB boot file. The project is looking into distributing Syllable especially for the Eee PC in this form.
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Comment by Laurence
by Laurence on Mon 14th Apr 2008 23:06 UTC
Laurence
Member since:
2007-03-26

This actually makes me tempted to go out and buy an EeePC

Edited 2008-04-14 23:07 UTC

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RE: Comment by Laurence
by fithisux on Tue 15th Apr 2008 05:37 in reply to "Comment by Laurence"
fithisux Member since:
2006-01-22

Me too.

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