Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Nov 2008 21:22 UTC
Linux Even though there are a lot of happy people using Apple's iPhone very happily, there's also a group of people who are not so happy, most likely because of Apple's rather strict policies regarding applications and developers. While most of these people would just jailbreak the thing, some take it a step further - by installing another operating system. Yes, Linux now runs on the iPhone (1st gen/2nd gen, and the 1st gen iPod Touch).
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RE[2]: stable driver abi
by apoclypse on Mon 1st Dec 2008 19:16 UTC in reply to "RE: stable driver abi"
apoclypse
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2007-02-17

Maybe his post was FUD, but there is truth there. Both Windows and OSX support less hardware than Linux out of the box. Stable ABI or no, the fact of the matter is that Linux supports out of the box more hardware, more platforms, than almost any other OS. Almost all of the drivers are open source, they get regurlarly updated, some of the drivers have been written by interested hackers by reverse engineering their hardware of interest and the kernel is rock solid.

Maybe I'm not getting hat you are saying because that looks like a success to me.

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