LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware > Slackware - ARM
User Name
Password
Slackware - ARM This forum is for the discussion of Slackware ARM.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-03-2014, 01:29 PM   #1
mojlogintoja
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2014
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Installing Slackware-ARM at mobile phone (nokia e7-00)


Hello all, i want to ask you, is there any possibility to install slackware-arm at Nokia E7-00? I will be glad if someone explain me this.

Thanks for answers.
 
Old 05-05-2014, 03:06 AM   #2
louigi600
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2013
Location: Italy
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 148

Rep: Reputation: 9
If you want to know if the Nokia E7-00 is officially supported by Slackware ARM I think that the answer is: NO ... I don't think there is an installer that will work out of the box to install on the Nokia E7-00.

If you want to know if it is possible to get Slackware ARM running on the Nokia E7-00 the answer could be MAYBE (you will need to get your hand dirty and have a look at how the Slackware Community has gotten Slackware ARM running on non officially supported devices here

If you want to know if the Slackware ARM userland can run on the Nokia E7-00 hardware the answer is: YES

However there is a very big issue: the hardware comes with Symbian, meaning that there may be no linux kernel that will support all the hardware features of the E7. Getting any sort of linux on this thing may be difficult. The wikipedia page does not say what SOC is used in the phone but knowing this may help you focus your research on similar efforts that may get you a bootable kernel for the hardware.
Also the bootloader may be an issue ... if the stock bootloader does not support booting a linux kernel image you might haveto look into the boot loader too.

Last edited by louigi600; 05-05-2014 at 03:18 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any ideas how to download pictures, from Nokia mobile phone, with bluetooth ? frenchn00b Linux - General 6 11-08-2009 12:42 PM
Which software for my nokia mobile phone dannyboy@kubuntu Ubuntu 4 11-16-2006 02:33 PM
How to transfer data from Nokia mobile phone to slack10.2 fireedo Slackware 2 10-10-2005 10:51 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:52 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration