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Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Linux kernel 2.6 on Iphone

The first incident for a Linux on an Iphone. The iphone-dev team has created a new bootloader called OpeniBoot. The bootloader lets you boot into a Linux console, which you can talk to over a USB serial device. They’ve got busybox working, but there is no touchscreen support yet. The instructions are not that difficult and include how to back up your settings. It works on first and second gen iPhones and first gen iPod Touch. This is a very early port, but the future is wide open… Android iPhone?
See the embedded video..


iPhone Linux Demonstration Video from planetbeing on Vimeo.

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