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Author Topic: Doubt about installation (hardware supports)  (Read 738 times)
sartrejp
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« on: May 16, 2010, 12:14:33 am »

Hi, I recently bought a cheap Chinese mini netbook, but it comes with
Windows CE installed, and wanted to ask if it would be possible to
install VectorLinux on it.
The features are:

# Display: 7" TFT LCD, 800 x 480 pixels ( WSVGA )
# Processor:ARM920, 266MHz
# RAM: fast EPC DDR 64MB at 133MHZ.
# Built-in NAND flash storage: 2GB,expandable up by SD card up to 16GB
# SD card slot: supports up to 16GB SD memory card
# Built-in devices: Stereo speakers
# Other ports: 3 x USB 1.1 Port & 1 x Ethernet LAN Port(RJ-45)
# Note: USB port supports Keyboards and Mice etc. but not support USB
Memory sticks, Hard Drives, Optical Drives (DVD/CD) or Printers
# attention:No built-in Optical Drives CD/DVD
# Microphone jack for voice recording:Yes
# Stereo earphones jack:Yes
# Wireless networking: High Speed (Up to 54Mbps data rate)
IEEE802.11b/g WiFi for wireless LAN connection with support of
WPA(WIFI Protected Access),AES/CCMP&WEP with TKIP security
# Input device: 80-key Keyboard, touch-pad with left & right mouse key
# Video format: AVI, MP4, 3GP (MPEG4 Profile), ASF (MPEG4 profile)
# Music format: MP3, WMA, AAC, AAC+CAT
# Power adapter: 110~240V,50/60Hz Input

I just want to tell me if is possible, and if it will be difficult, I
will not bother to do the work for me, but I do not want to risk
disabling the mini netbook.
Thanks for your time.
Regards
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hata_ph
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« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2010, 04:18:10 am »

Download the VL6 LIVE CD version and test it yourself...
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« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2010, 05:29:17 am »

# Processor:ARM920, 266MHz

VL only supports x86 processors. For ARM, start here:
http://www.arm.com/community/software-enablement/linux.php?tab=Linux+OS+Downloads
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